HTML Text Input



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One way users can enter data into a HTML document is via text. The most common scenario is when users have to enter a username and password to enter a site. There are three common types of text input:

  • text: In this type of input, we get a single-line text box to enter data. The texts typed appear directly on the web page.

    The syntax is <input type=text name=c>. Here, the key for this text input value is 'c'. Below is an example:

    Text example:

  • password: In this type of inpu, we get a single-line text box to enter data. The text typed do not appear directly on the web page.

    The syntax is <input type=password name=pwd>. Here, the key for this password input is 'pwd'. Below is an example:

    Text example:

  • textbox: In this type of input, we get a multi-lin text book to enter data. The texts typed appear directly on the web page.

    The syntax is <textarea rows=[row height] name=area>. The key for this textarea input is 'area'. Below is an example, with [row height] = 2:

    Text area example:


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