There are actually three types of text input used on forms:
Single-line text input controls: Used for items that require only one line of user input, such as search boxes or names. They are created using the element.
Password input controls: Single-line text input that mask the characters a user enters.
Multi-line text input controls: Used when the user is required to give details that may be longer than a single sentence. Multi-line input controls are created with the