In this tutorial you explore two HTML form fields that allow visitors to enter text: text fields, suitable for short, single-line text, and textarea fields, which are suited to longer paragraphs of text.
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This series of tutorials shows how to create HTML forms in your Web pages. Forms allow you to make your site interactive — your visitors can use the forms on your site for giving you feedback via email, navigating your site, posting messages and other content to your site, voting and polling, and almost anything else you can dream of!
In this tutorial, you start by looking at the HTML
form element, the basic building block of Web forms. You then learn how to use disabled and read-only controls to enhance your forms. Finally, you’ll look briefly at ways to process the results of your forms after they’ve been submitted.
The remaining tutorials in the series look at 8 different types of form fields that you can place in an HTML form, including text fields, checkboxes, radio buttons, menus, text areas, hidden fields, password fields and file upload fields. You’ll also learn how to create submit, image and reset buttons, and how to create generic form buttons. Buttons are needed to “activate” your Web form — for example, to enable the user to send the form after they’ve filled it in.
In this beginner HTML tutorial I’ll show you how to create a simple HTML Web page. If you’re just starting out with Web design, then you’ll find this tutorial to be a handy introduction to the world of HTML!
When HTML frames were first introduced into Netscape 2 and IE 2.1, they were often criticized as ugly, slow and unmanageable. Thankfully, today’s browsers have come along way with their implementation of frames, and if properly used, frames can help to make a site more attractive and easier to navigate.
For example, a site can use one small frame for its navigation menu, with the main content displayed in a second, larger frame. The navigation frame remains the same while the main content frame changed to display the different content pages.
HTML frames can also be used in an arty way to position graphic elements on the screen.
HTML tables are designed for laying out facts and figures in Web pages, much like a spreadsheet. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to use
<table> and its associated tags and attributes to create complex tables, and where to use tables in your websites.
You may have heard talk of HTML meta tags on the Web, most likely in connection with search engines. This is because one of the common uses of meta tags is to give search engines additional information about your web page when they index it. In fact there are over 200 different types of “meta-information” that you can place in your Web page with the aid of the HTML
This tutorial shows you how to include images in your HTML Web pages. It’s aimed more at the beginner than the expert, and shows some common pitfalls encountered when using HTML images.