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HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Create a Select Menu

James Nixon
James Nixon
3,196 Points

Task 4 of the forms html course doesnt work

<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>
  </select>
</form>

</body> </html>

I can't seem to get this to be correct any help?

3 Answers

Andrew Hoskins
Andrew Hoskins
4,888 Points

I am by no means an expert of forms yet, but I would suggest moving

your line of code for the button outside of the select tag.

jase richards
jase richards
10,379 Points

Andrew is right, the button tag should not be nested inside the select tag switch their places So it's:

Ugh can't get the coding here*

James Nixon
James Nixon
3,196 Points

Thanks for the help guys!