Introduction to Forms
This is a summary of the tags used to create forms in HTML, including the most frequently used, with examples.

The Form tag

Marks the beginning and end of the form and indicates what CGI will process the form. See following example:




Input tag:

Accepts input from the users, making the form interactive. The general model is:

<INPUT TYPE="type" NAME="name" SIZE="size">


Other tags

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