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Mastering HTML5 Forms by Gaurav Gupta

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Chapter 3. Styling the Forms

In earlier chapters, we learned how to build a form using HTML5, but CSS3 is used by web designers and developers to give web forms a rich and elegant look. With the basic understanding of CSS3, in this chapter we will learn how to improve the look and feel of the forms.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • CSS3 and its modules
  • Styling the forms
  • Guidelines for effective styling of the forms

CSS3 for web forms

CSS3 brings us infinite new possibilities and allows styling to make better web forms. CSS3 gives us a number of new ways to create an impact with our form designs, with quite a few important changes. HTML5 introduced useful new form elements such as sliders and spinners and old elements such as textbox ...

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