HTML Forms

HTML Forms online course
Class Name

HTML Forms

HTML Forms covers forms, form objects, form validation and working with user input. This class will provide an understanding of how to design and layout HTML forms, how data is passed to functions for validation and submission, protecting your form fields from unwanted user input, creating valid forms and much more.
Week 1: Forms Coding Review and Form Objects
  • Review HTML forms
  • Putting it all together
  • Form Objects
  • Radio Buttons
  • Checkboxes
  • Text boxes
  • Text fields
  • Buttons
  • Hidden fields
  • List/menu
Week 2
  • Forms Layout and Design
    • Planning your form
    • Effective use of form objects
    • Designing your form
    • Formatting your form
  • XForms and Valid Coding
  • Ensuring accessibility
  • Looking at the future of forms (XForms)
  • Validating forms for accessibility
Week 3
  • Working with user input
    • Handling incorrect entries
    • Changing case on user entries
    • Coding radio buttons, drop down menus and checkboxes
  • Validating user input
Week 4: Form submission
  • Overview of using cgi scripts
  • Using JavaScript: pros, cons, and security issues
  • Using third party cgi services
  • Using email: pros, cons, and security issues
Students must have webspace available to post assignments, and the ability to post their homework in that webspace. A good understanding of basic HTML is required and knowledge of basic JavaScript beneficial although not required.
Software Requirements: A plain text editor such as Notepad (PC), Wordpad or BBEdit (Mac). HTML editors such as Dreamweaver, FrontPage and GoLive may also be used for layout.
Class Books
Course Price
  • Member Price: $60 US
  • Non-Member Price: $160.00 US
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Additional Information:
Your place in the course is confirmed by your payment. Introductory courses are intended for students with no experience in the subject matter and are seeking beginner level training.

Refund Policy: Please read our "Terms and Refund Policy" before registering for this course.

Additional Cost: Book and software migh be required for the course. Read the Requirements and Book section for more information. Course fee does not include the book and software cost .

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How eClasses Work:Instructors post lectures, reading selections, and hands-on assignments once a week in the online classroom. Students can discuss the assignments with the instructor and amongst themselves in the classroom area. This format has no set meeting time, which allows students to attend class at a time most convenient to them, yet still provides logically organized communication between class participants. Students can apply for the completion certificate after finishing the class. Web Study certificate is also available. Click on the Certificates link on the top navigation bar for more information.


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  • Member Price: $60 US
  • Non-Member Price: $160.00 US
  • Web Course No: H111
  • Instructor: Peggi Rodgers
  • Co-instructor/TA:
  • CEUs: 2
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Session Open for Registration
Before you register for this class, please read carefully the Outline, Prerequisites, Requirements, Books, and Refund Policy sections.

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