HTML is the standard code used to make most web pages and web apps. But like most programming languages, there’s a steep learning curve, especially if you’ve never touched any coding in your life.
Fear not, we’re going to change that. With some simple examples, you’ll be ready to create a basic registration form using HTML. Let’s get started.
Step 1: Choose a HTML editor
First of all to create HTML code, you’ll need an HTML editor. There are dozens on the market and many are free to download.
Here is Popular editors include:
All of these editors have large interfaces that enable you to manually enter the code.
Step 2: Create a new file with .HTML extension
The next step is to tell your operating system that you intend to create a new HTML file. Do this by creating a new file and then saving it with the .html extension. It’s easy just type the file name (whatever you choose), and then follow it with .html. For example: [myfile.html].
Step 3: Type <html> into the editor
This command tells the editor that you intend to create HTML code, and it will automatically generate the following code for you. you will have to use this tags for all.
Step 4: Fill in the fields and create the form
Once you’ve reached this stage, the next step is to start filling in fields outlined by the above template and create the form.
Here's what this basic code will produce:[Preview]
A placeholder is text inside your form's fields that's prompts users to respond to each field in a particular way. Here's how you can easily add prompt texts to your HTML form:
Typing in this new code will produce a form like this: