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HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Create a Select Menu

Adam Franklin
Adam Franklin
3,508 Points

My code is; <button type="submit">place order</button> Why is this not working? What am I misisng?

I'm just stuck on a little question and it's frustrating because I know I'm missing something very small.

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

    <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>
    </form>

  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Hi Adam

You need to add end tag < /select > after listings, and make button submit outside of the select, example below.

     <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>

     <button type="submit">Place Order</button>

-Salman

Adam,

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