Certified PHP Developer Learning Resources Create a Basic Form

Create a Basic Form

HTML forms are used to pass data to a server.
An HTML form can contain input elements like text fields, checkboxes, radio-buttons, submit buttons and more. A form can also contain select lists, textarea, fieldset, legend, and label elements.


tag is used to create an HTML form:

input elements

The Input Element
The most important form element is the element.

The element is used to select user information.

An element can vary in many ways, depending on the type attribute. An element can be of type text field, checkbox, password, radio button, submit button, and more.


Here is an example HTML form:

Example #1 A simple HTML form


Your name:


Your age:


There is nothing special about this form. It is a straight HTML form with no special tags of any kind.

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