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HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Create a Select Menu

how to code a button in a html form

why is my button code not working?

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>HTML Forms</title>

    <form action="index.html" method="post">

      <h1>Shirt Order Form</h1>

      <label for="color"> shirt color: </label>
      <select id="color" name="shirt_color">
       <option value="red"> red </option>
        <option value="yellow"> yellow </option>
        <option value="purple"> purple </option>
        <option value="blue"> blue </option>
        <option value="green"> green </option>
        <option value="orange"> orange </option>

       <button type="submit">place order</button>



1 Answer

Martin Sole
Martin Sole
80,281 Points


In your code example you appear to be missing a closing select tag between the last option and the button.