In the previous chapter, I showed you the basic use of the
input element, which produced a simple text box in which the user can enter data. The problem with this approach is that the user can enter any data. This can be fine in some situations, but in other cases you might want a specific kind of data value from the user. In such cases, you can configure the
input element to collect data from users in different ways. You configure the
input element through the
type attribute, for which there are 23 different values in HTML5. After you have selected the
type value you want, you have access to additional attributes. There are 30 attributes available for the
input element in total, and many of these ...