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Master Visually®: Dreamweaver® CS4 and Flash® CS4 Professional by Rob Huddleston

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Chapter 17. Create Forms

Add a Form to a Page

You can collect data from your users by adding forms to your pages. (X)HTML provides for a host of form controls to accept different types of data, all of which can be added to pages through Dreamweaver. Which controls you use depend on the needs of your site, but regardless of what kind of information you need to collect or what you plan to do with it, you always begin by adding a form, which serves as a container for the rest of the form controls.

The form tag takes two required attributes or parameters. Both of these can be configured on the Property Inspector. The easier attribute to understand is action, which is simply the path to the page on the server that processes the form — that is, the page ...

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