The many form-control tags contain common attributes that, like most other tags, generally serve to label, set up the display, extend the text language, and make the tag extensible programmatically.
attribute, as for most other
standard tags, lets you attach a unique string label to the form
control and its contents for reference by programs (applets) and
hyperlinks. This name is distinct from the name assigned to a control
element with the
name attribute. Names assigned
id attribute are not passed to the server
when the form is processed.
is similar to
id in that it uses a quote-enclosed
string value to label the form control. However, it entitles only the
form segment; its value cannot be used in an applet reference or
hyperlink. Browsers may use the title as pop-up help for the user or
in nonvisual presentation of the form. [Section 188.8.131.52]
attribute for the various form controls creates an inline style for the elements enclosed by the tag, overriding any other style rules in effect. ...