HTML forms have become an integral part of the web. Forms enable website users to enter and submit data via the website.
Forms are created by using the
<form> tag. The
<form> element declares the form, but you also need to place form-associated elements inside this element (or reference the form via the form-associated element's
form attribute). The elements you use will depend on what you want the form to do.
Basic Form Example
Here's an example of a basic HTML form:
As you can see, the form includes a bunch of
<input> elements to provide some functionality.
The following elements are form–associated elements. These elements can be associated with a form by being enclosed between its start/end tags, or by using the
form attribute. For more information, see the
Here are pages that provide copy/paste codes for various form elements and functions.