HTML provides a variety of tags to build a web form like the one pictured in Figure 8-1. The most important tag is the
<form> tag, which defines the beginning (the opening
<form> tag) and the end (the closing
</form> tag) of the form. It also indicates what type of method the form uses to send data (post or get), and specifies where on the web the form data should be sent.
Figure 8-1. A basic form can include many different types of controls, including text fields, radio buttons, checkboxes, menu lists, submit buttons, and so on. For a list of HTML form fields and articles on how to use them, visit ...