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Can anyone tell me the html for this input form?

3 Answers

Hi Andrewg,

This would be the basic idea:

<form action="#">
  <input type="text" name="name" id="name" placeholder="name" />
  <input type="text" name="email" id="email" placeholder="email" />
  <input type="submit" value="Submit" />

You should also consider having labels with each input rather than relying on the placeholder text as a label.

Treehouse recently launched an html forms course that you may want to check out: http://teamtreehouse.com/library/html-forms

Thank you so much!! I'll check out that course!

You're welcome.

I haven't been through it myself so I don't know how much it goes into this.

If you're against having separate labels next to the inputs then you could also look at the float label pattern

This gives you a way to have both the label and placeholder text and still conserve screen space.

I wanted to know how to put 'name' and 'email' inside of the forms as shown in the picture. I couldn't figure out how and couldn't find anywhere online as to how to do that. The lesson in which they came from didn't explain it either.

First name: <input type="text" name="firstname" value="name"><br>
Last name: <input type="text" name="lastname" value="lastname">