form · input · textarea · select · datalist · optgroup · option · label · legend · fieldset · progress · meter · output



Capture a visitor's choices

A form element is a controlling wrapper for submitting user choices to the web server.
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Request user data

An input field provides an interface between the browser and the user which allows data to be requested in specific ways.
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A multiline text field

The textarea element provides a way for users to type more than just a single line.
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Choose one from the list

The select field is used to provide the user with a fixed set of allowable options.
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An open-ended list

The datalist element groups together an open-ended set of possible values that may be chosen by the user.
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Categorize long lists

The optgroup element provides a way to break a long list of options into smaller distinguishable sub-lists.
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One possibility

The option element provides one possible option from a list of possibilities.
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Attach a label to an input field

A label is a brief textual identifier for an input field.
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A fieldset caption

The legend element is used to provide a title or caption for a fieldset.
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A visual grouping of form fields

The fieldset element groups together related form labels and fields.
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A percentage complete

The progress element provides a graphical display for a percentage.
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A sliding guage

The meter element provides a graphical display of a numeric value somewhere between two endpoint values.
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Computational result

An output element may be used to display the result of a computation.
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