How to Create HTML Forms like a Pro

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One of the main drivers of business success is good customer relations. Companies must listen to their customers and take appropriate action. Many online businesses collect feedback from their customers through online forms. You can see these forms on the contact page of almost every website. They ask for the following basic information: The comments companies receive from these contact pages can affect their road maps. Have you ever wondered how these forms work? Let’s take a look at them together, beginning with the basics and ending with more advanced topics. Note: What I’m going to talk (write) about requires some HTML knowledge. The form element: <form> <form> … </form> First, you need to enable users to interact with you — through a form. You can improve the form with various input, textarea, checkbox, radio, button, and submit elements. Let’s examine these elements, beginning with a brief description of attributes: Attributes add properties to an element. Each element has tags that specify what it can do and have a key=“value.” I will build them with you below. The input element: <input> <input /> The input element creates a field where text can be entered. With the type attribute, you can further customize this element and allow it to do specific work. Input types:button: sends information in the form to the backend. It can perform any function within the page.checkbox: used for single or multiple selection. Checkbox creates a small square box in the browser. When users click on the box, a check mark appears.color: allows the user to visually select a color. The selection screen may appear differently in different browsers. You can also enter the color manually in six-character hexadecimal format (# FF0000).date: used for date selection. You can use attributes to limit your selection from or to a specific date. You can make it easier for users by allowing them to click to select a date. This selection screen may appear differently in different browsers.datetime-local: date allows users to select date and time separate from input type. Users can select day, month, year, hour, and minute. You can limit this selection by providing minimum and maximum date-time intervals. The dropdown box may vary according to browser types. Note: There was no seconds option at the time of writing. 🙂 email: used to enter an email address. You can support a specific domain extension. The pattern structure allows you to verify emails. You can use multiple attributes to separate email addresses with commas.file: allows the user to select one or more files from their computer for upload. It’s possible to submit these files to the server using forms or through the JavaScript API. You can use the accept attribute to limit the file extensions that will be accepted.hidden: creates inputs that the user cannot see. This is usually used to send information to the backend.image: replaces images with standard input when sending forms.month: allows users to select month and year.number: allows users to enter numbers. This type of input prevents users from entering characters rather than numbers. You can specify minimum and maximum values.password: allows users to enter passwords. Each character that’s entered is marked with a “*” or “•” (this varies according to browser), ensuring that the entered information remains secure. You can make passwords more secure by specifying minimum or maximum values.radio: allows a single selection from multiple choices. Radio creates a small round box in the browser. When a user clicks on a radio button, a check mark appears.range: allows users to make a selection within a certain range. It creates a round horizontal slider in…

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