This page gives you an introduction to HTML forms. It contains a
sample form which you can fill out and submit to the server.
If you have any comments, please E-mail them to me:
Not all Web browsers provide for forms. If yours doesn't, you're
out of luck here. However almost all present day graphical browsers
including Netscape 2.02 and Microsoft Explorer do provide for forms,
so most of your customers should be able to access them without
Forms are used whenever you need to obtain input from the user.
As many forms as you need can be placed on a single Web page. There
are two major features used in HTML forms:
- INPUT BOXES
Input boxes are where the user enters information. There may be
any number of input boxes, plus the usual HTML text and graphics, on a
form. The text typed into an input box can be as long as you need; if
you enter more information than will fit on the screen, it will scroll
- COMMAND BUTTONS
Command buttons are where the user clicks to submit the form to
SAMPLE HTML FORM
NOTE: If you submit the form, you may receive a warning message
from your browser about "transmitting insecure information". This
message alerts you that your transmission could be intercepted by a
third party while enroute to the server.
© Copyright 1995, Max H. Parke