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HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Create a Select Menu

Harvey Bracken-Smith
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Harvey Bracken-Smith
Courses Plus Student 4,242 Points

I don't know what I'm doing wrong but I can't do it

please help

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

 <form action="index.html" method="post">
  <form action="index.html" method="post">
  <h1>Shirt Order Form</h1>
  <select id="color" name="shirt_color">
    <label for="shirt_color">Shirt Color:</label>

    <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>
  </select>
</form>
  </select>
</form>

    </form>

  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Heidi Fryzell
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MOD
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Heidi Fryzell
Front End Web Development Treehouse Moderator 22,725 Points

Hi Harvey,

It looks like you have accidentally created two form elements. Nested inside each other.

Also I think you have an extra </select> tag.

The <label> for Shirt Color should reference the id attribute and not the name attribute.

I think this is what you need to do to fix it.

    <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>
      </select>
    </form>