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FORMs Lesson TBE 540. Prerequisites Before beginning this lesson, the learner must be able to… –Create basic web pages using a text editor and/or a web.

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1 FORMs Lesson TBE 540

2 Prerequisites Before beginning this lesson, the learner must be able to… –Create basic web pages using a text editor and/or a web page editor. –If using a web page editor, edit the HTML Source.

3 Objectives After completing all lesson-related activities, the learner will be able to… –Create a form and include it in a web page.

4 Forms Forms are used to add interactive elements to a web page. Forms allow you to put in buttons, pull- down menus and input fields for the user. Using JavaScript, you can customize actions for buttons, menus and input fields.

5 Form Tags All forms begin with and end with. The tag may contain a method (POST or GET) and an action. Here is a sample (information will be placed in a message (POST) sent to

6 Form Tags How does the information get into the message? Through buttons, menus and fields. Each type of input has a special tag. These tags specify the type of input (text field, button, text area, menu), the name of the input that comes in (e.g., “Firstname”), and sometimes the value (which button was pressed?)

7 Form Tags - Samples Radio button: Checkbox: Button: CLICK ME

8 Form Tags - Samples Text field/box: Text area: