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HTML Forms Validation

Introduction to HTML Forms Validation

Let's dive into HTML Forms Validation, essential for ensuring that user input meets the required criteria. This ensures data quality and a smooth user experience.

HTML Input Types: Text, Password

HTML provides various input types. <input type="text"> allows users to enter text, and <input type="password"> masks user input for security.

HTML Input Types: Radio Buttons, Checkboxes

<input type="radio"> represents a single-choice option, while <input type="checkbox"> allows multiple selections.

HTML Input Types: Select Menus, File Inputs

<select> provides a drop-down menu of options. <input type="file"> allows users to select files from their device.

HTML Input Types: Date, Time, Range, Color

<input type="date">, <input type="time">, <input type="range">, and <input type="color"> provide specialized inputs for specific data types.

Accessibility and Validation

Forms should be accessible to all users. HTML5 includes aria- attributes for accessibility and required attribute for basic validation.

Form Validation Methods

HTML5 provides several built-in validation methods, such as pattern, min, and max, for different types of data.

Custom Validation

You can define custom validation rules using JavaScript and the setCustomValidity() method to check for specific criteria.

HTML Validation Attributes

HTML5 introduces attributes like pattern and step to specify custom validation rules and input increments.

Cross-Browser Compatibility

Consider cross-browser compatibility when using HTML5 validation features. Some older browsers may not support all attributes.

Next Up: HTML Media Queries

In the next session, we'll explore HTML Media Queries, a technique for adapting web content to different screen sizes. Follow us to learn more!