Chapter 10 – Form Basics
Forms are used for many purposes all over the Web. They are used by search engines to accept keywords and by online stores to process e-commerce shopping carts. Websites use forms to help with a variety of functions—accepting visitor feedback, encouraging visitors to send a news story to a friend or colleague, collecting e-mail addresses for a newsletter, and accepting order information. This chapter introduces a very powerful tool for web developers—forms that accept information from web page visitors.
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Privacy & Form Processing
Browser Support for HTML5 Form Controls
- http://caniuse.com (also CSS3 browser support information)
- http://findmebyip.com/litmus (also CSS3 browser support information)
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