The areas click are an important part of many web forms. The check boxes allow you to accept user input and limit the options a user can choose from those you specify.
The HTML creates a shape element that provides a list of options of which the user can select one or more. indicates the options that appear in a selection box.
This tutorial will discuss how to use the HTML
Forms are an essential part of many websites and allow you to accept user data which you can build on your site. For example, if you are designing a website for a cafe, you can create a form that accepts customer feedback.
In HTML, is used to declare a module. Then you can use HTML elements like and select to set the form data will collect. For this tutorial, we are going to focus on the and how it can be used to collect data in a form.
To learn more about HTML forms, read our beginner’s guide to HTML forms .
The HTML code creates a list from which a user can select one or more options. An
tag creates a form field that, when selected, displays a drop-down list with options a user can choose from.
The syntax of is as follows:
By itself, tag has no options. We need to use the to set the options that appear in the tag.
Here is the syntax for tag:
is displayed in an tag. In this example, we’ve also specified the value attribute with our tag.
It is used to store the value of the data that will be sent to the server if the user selects a particular option. In this case, if a user selects Option 1 from the list, Option 1 will be sent to the server.
Each should have an attribute of specified value
HTML code is supported by all major modern browsers
Why you .. Should they use the
button using an is useful when you want to limit the values ‚Äã‚Äãthat a user can enter in a form field. Here are some examples where
Provide user with a list of countries to select
Provide user with a list of colors. available for a product to select.
to allow a user to select the quantity of a product they wish to purchase (between 1 and 10).
these cases the options are limited. Using a drop-down menu means you can get an answer that makes sense for your code. This is because the user cannot enter the values ‚Äã‚Äãthey want, as they might in a selection field, which you might not expect.
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Suppose you are creating a web form for a local bakery. We were asked to create a form that allows a user to order bread. This form should present a drop-down list of breads from which a user can choose a bread. The options that should appear are: / ul>
The multiple attribute is a keyword. This means that you don’t need to use an equal sign to assign a value to the attribute.
To select multiple values, hold down the Ctrl button on Windows or the Cmd button on Mac.
HTML tag attributes
Sets the focus to the drop-down list when the document is loaded.
Indicates that the drop-down list is disabled (if a user cannot present a value using the list)
Indicates the form with which a
that displays a list of predefined values. A user can choose one or more values ‚Äã‚Äãfrom the list. are useful when you want a user to select a value from a predefined list of possible values.
This tutorial illustrates, by referring to an example, how can use the
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