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Python Flask with SQLAlchemy Basics Creating a Basic Website with Flask Set Up a Form

Inside of the form.html file, you will connect the form to your route. In the <form> tag, set the action attribute with

Please help, why my code is incorrect?

form.html
{% extends 'layout.html' %}

{% block content %}
    <form action="{{ url_for('form') }}" method = "POST">
        <input type="text" name="name" id="firstName" placeholder="First Name">
        <label for="firstName">What is your first name?</label>
        <button type="submit">Submit</button>
    </form>
{% endblock %}
app.py
from flask import Flask, url_for, render_template, request


app = Flask(__name__)


@app.route('/form', methods=['GET', 'POST'])
def form():
    print(request.form)
    return render_template('form.html')


if __name__ == '__main__':
    app.run(host='0.0.0.0', port=8000)

1 Answer

Megan Amendola
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Megan Amendola
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Hi! You don't want any spaces here <form action="{{ url_for('form') }}" method = "POST"> instead it should be <form action="{{ url_for('form') }}" method="POST">

Works now, thank you. Does it mean "method = "POST" has to be no space or just the design or this question? Thank you