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Web Design All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Sue Jenkins

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Chapter 7: Building Web Forms

In This Chapter

check.png Determining which data to request from visitors

check.png Encrypting collected form data

check.png Building validating web forms

check.png Using Dreamweaver’s Spry Form fields

check.png Testing and publishing web forms

check.png Using online web form services

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If you’ve ever filled out an online survey, signed up for a website’s newsletter, or purchased something on the Internet, you’ve probably used a form. Forms can be short or long, and they come in many shapes and sizes, but they all use similar HTML tags combined with JavaScript or some other programming language to validate and collect data. Forms allow sites to collect information from visitors for a variety of different reasons, including to sign up for services, request information, join a mailing list, purchase products, register ...

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