The Essentials of HTML5 Forms

The form functions of HTML5 finally give some much-needed attention to form elements. You can add everything from text boxes to radio buttons and create drop-down lists and password fields. Have no fear of forms with HTML5.

Using Form Structure Tags on Your HTML5 Web Page

From the beginning, web pages have had the ability to gather data from users. HTML5 has a standard but quite useful set of form elements you can use to get input. These form elements follow many of the [more…]

How to Put Text Boxes in an HTML5 Form

Many of the form elements HTML5 uses are based on the input tag. This web-page-building workhorse is a general-purpose tag used to make a number of interesting input objects, but it isn't the only type [more…]

How to Create a Drop-Down List in an HTML5 Form

Drop-down lists are a common feature in web pages, and HTML5 makes creating them pretty foolproof. Drop-down lists allow you, the programmer, to specify a number of choices that visitors to your website [more…]

How to Construct a Checkbox in Your HTML5 Form

Sometimes, you want your web page users to indicate whether information is true or false. The HTML5 checkbox element is perfect for this kind of input because the user can click to select or deselect the [more…]

How to Create a Radio Button in an HTML5 Form

To include radio buttons on your HTML5 web page, it helps to know what they are and how to use them. On the surface, radio buttons seem a lot like checkboxes, but they are different in a number of important [more…]

How to Add Buttons to an HTML5 Form

The ubiquitous button is a staple of any web page, and if you're building your page using HTML5, you can include all the usual types of buttons. There are three main types of buttons, although they all [more…]

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