HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Create a Select Menu

what i'm doing wrong?

Add a submit button with the text "Place Order".

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>
Nathan Newell
Nathan Newell
7,634 Points

Hey :)

You haven't closed your select tag, before adding the button tag. See amended version

<!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>

1 Answer

Greg Stephen
Greg Stephen
11,600 Points

You almost got it! You have to close your select tag enclosing your options before you put in your button tag!

<!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>