The HTML <form> tag is used for declaring a form. This tag comes in pairs. The special elements which are called controls are written between opening (<form>) and closing (</form>) tags .
Following form elements are used:
With the <form> tag action, method and name
The action attribute specifies a URI/URL of the page that will process the form.
The method attribute specifies the HTTP method to use when the form is submitted. Possible values are:
- get (the form data is appended to the URL when submitted)
- post (the form data is not appended to the URL)
The name attribute assigns a name to the form.
<html> <head> <title>Title of the document</title> </head> <body> <form action="server-script-url-here" method="GET or POST" > <label for="fname">First name:</label> <input type="text" name="FirstName" id="fname" value="Angelina"/><br/><br/> <label for="lname">Last name:</label> <input type="text" name="LastName"id="lname" value="Jolie"/><br/><br/> <input type="submit" value="Submit"/> </form> </body> </html>