What You’ll Learn in This Chapter:
▸ How HTML forms work
▸ How to create the front end of an HTML form
▸ How to name pieces of form data
▸ How to include hidden data in forms
▸ How to choose the correct form input controls for the situation
▸ How to validate form data
▸ How to submit form data
To this point, pretty much everything in this book has focused on getting information out to others. But you can also use your web pages to gather information from the people who read and interact with them.
Web forms enable you to receive feedback, orders, or other information from the users who visit your web pages. If you’ve ever used a search engine such as Google, Yahoo!, ...