HTML form tag

html form tag

HTML Form tag is used when you want to collect your website users or visitors data.

A form contains many controls such as input field, password field, radio buttons, checkboxes, submit buttons etc.


This is the example for attribute enctype, you can use this example to upload form data in format of files.


List of HTML form tag attributes

Sr. No. target atribute options Description
1 action This attribute contains the url of script file that handles the form data.
2 method This specified the HTTP method GET and POST to be used when submitting the form data.
3 target This specified the target window where we want to display the script. The values of this attribute are _blank, _self, _parent, _top.
4 enctype This attribute can be used when you want to upload files like image, doc etc. The value for this is mutlipart/form-data.

List of HTML form tags

Sr. No. tags
1 <Input> This tag defines input control with various types like text, email, checkbox etc. See HTML input tag for more details.
2 <button> This is used to show clickable button. See HTML button tag for more details.
3 <option> This is used inside select tag to show selectable options. See HTML option tag for more details.
4 <label> This is used to show label of input field. See HTML label tag for more details.
5 <textarea> This use to shows the multiline input text. See HTML textarea tag for more details.
6 <select> This is used to show select options of input field. See HTML select tag for more details.

Resources and References

1. W3C Specification.
2. HTML living standard
3. W3C project using Github

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