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Form Input does not have closing tag
I just want to clarify, why does form INPUT does not have closing tag?
Lets say that the code is below
<input type="radio" name="gender" value="Male">Male
Why don't we do it like this
<input type="radio" name="gender" value="Male">Male</input>
Thank you before!
Hayden Taylor5,076 Points
Some html elements such as the input element are single tags because they don't need a closing tag. Its about efficiency. Html has a bunch of tags which are like this. It boils down to "Element Content" which is anything you put between 2 tags where as the input tag: what kind of content would you want between it? These tags have specific functionality already and they aren't meant to be manipulated with adding content between them.
Jumah Hamilton8,648 Points
I am not sure what you are looking for but here is a stab at it.
'Form' does have a closing tag, 'Input' does not.. Not sure why this exists though.
<form> <input> </form>