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HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Create a Select Menu

Hiram Levy
Hiram Levy
2,452 Points

What is wrong with this code?

The exercise is telling me to add a submit button within the form, but when clicking Check work it says that I have to add the button within the form -.- but it's already there...

<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>
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>

2 Answers

Robert Bourton
Robert Bourton
6,179 Points
<!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> <!-- Closing Tag -->
      <button type='submit'>Place Order</button>
    </form>

  </body>
</html>

Everything looks fine the only thing missing was the closing tag for select. Like what Robert Bourton has pointed out above!