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HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Create a Select Menu

Mary Mohlenkamp
Mary Mohlenkamp
8,071 Points

Need to place a Button element within the form element

Getting this error message from the challenge to add a submit button with “Place Order”.

Appreciate coding direction.

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="green">Green></option>
      <option value="blue">Blue></option>
      <option value="orange">Orange></option>  
      <button type="submit">Place Order</button>
         <input type="submit" value="Place Order">
      </select>
    </form>

  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Antonio Pala
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Antonio Pala
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 16,464 Points

Hi Mary, the button element should be placed outside the select element but still be inside the form element. For example:

<!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>
  </select>
  <button type="submit">Place Order</button>
</form>

</body> </html>

Mary Mohlenkamp
Mary Mohlenkamp
8,071 Points

Thanks, Antonio!

Got it to work.....👍🏻 Thanks for your help!