Input field

Input field

An HTML input field, represented by the syntax <input>, is a webpage element where users input data, like text and numbers. This input can take various forms depending on the information required, including a single-line HTML text box, password fields, checkboxes, and radio buttons, each within an HTML input tag.

For instance, you might use the following code snippet to create a text input field for a visitor’s name:

<input type="text" placeholder="Please enter your name.">

In this example, type="text" specifies a text input field, and the placeholder attribute hints at what users should enter. When a visitor fills in their name and submits the form, the webpage sends the entered data to the website’s server. This process triggers a response, such as advancing to another page or executing a specific action.

You can use input tag attributes to collect customer data like age, location, and preferences. This information helps refine marketing strategies, target niche audiences, and curate personalized content.

Discover more guides on HTML and building web forms on the Webflow blog.

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