HTML5 Form Input Types

How to use the HTML5 range input type?

The <input type=”range”> defines a control for entering a number whose exact value is not important (like a slider control). The default range is 0 to 100. But, you can set restrictions on what numbers are accepted with the attributes below. <input type=”range” name=”points” min=”0″ max=”10″> Before the introduction of HTML5, thinking about having a […]

Uploading files on a form

In a form, the file value of the type attribute allows you to define an input element for file uploads. This displays a browse button, which the user can click on to select a file on their local computer. Once a file has been selected, the file name appears next to the button. The data […]

Using the Submit Input

The <input type=”submit”> defines a submit button which submits all form values to a form-handler. The form-handler is typically a server page with a script for processing the input data. The form-handler is in the form’s action attribute. <input type=”submit”> The input element, having the “submit” value in its type attribute, represents a button that, […]

How to get a Date from an HTML form?

A date and time field can be easily found in many web forms. Typical applications are like ticket booking, appointment booking, ordering pizza, etc. The most commonly used solution for date input is to use the JavaScript date picker. As of writing, the only web browser completely supports date time input is Opera (v11) and […]

Handling Checkbox Inputs

The <input type=”checkbox”> defines a checkbox. The checkbox is shown as a square box that is ticked (checked) when activated. Checkboxes are used to let a user select one or more options of a limited number of choices. <input type=”checkbox”> The HTML checkbox input element allows you to select a single value for submission in […]

How to add Email Inputs on HTML forms?

The <input type=”email”> defines a field for an email address. The input value is automatically validated to ensure it is a properly formatted email address. <input> email is used to let the user enter and edit an email address or a list of email addresses. To define an email field that allows multiple email addresses, […]

What are the elements of a form in HTML?

What is the form element in HTML5? The HTML <form> element represents a document section that contains interactive controls for submitting information to a web server. An HTML form is a section of a document containing normal content, markup, special elements called controls (checkboxes, radio buttons, menus, etc.), and labels on those controls. Users generally […]

How to use Text Inputs?

The <input> tag specifies an input field where the user can enter data. <input> elements are used within a <form> element to declare controls that allow users to input data. An input field can vary, depending on the type attribute. Note: The <input> element is empty, it contains attributes only. Use the <label> element to […]

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