HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Create Checkboxes

Kim Dallas
Kim Dallas
11,461 Points

what am I doing wrong? I can't cut and paste text either. I have to retype everything?

it should work. the label is exactly like it's described. I can't cut and paste either. everytime I try to , it just cuts it out? is there a trick I don't know?

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>
      </select>
      <label>Shirt Size:</label>      
      <input type="radio" id="small" value="small" name="shirt_size"><label for="small">Small</label><br>
      <input type="radio" id="medium" value="medium" name="shirt_size"><label for="medium">Medium</label><br>
      <input type="radio" id="large" value="large" name="shirt_size"><label for="large">Large</label><br>

      <input type="checkbox" id="shipping" value="fast_shipping"><label for="Fast_Shipping"></label> <br>

      <input type="checkbox" id="newsletter" value="subscribe"> <label for="Subscribe to Newsletter"></label> <br>

      <button type="submit">Place Order</button>
    </form>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
170,333 Points

I don't know about your cut/paste issues, but I see two issues with the code:

  • the "for" value of the label should be the same as the "id" value of the input
  • the text to be shown should go between the label start and end tags
Kim Dallas
Kim Dallas
11,461 Points

thank you. i'm still trying to figure out what the problem with the button is?