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Hour 8. Creating HTML Forms > Identifying Each Piece of Form Data

Identifying Each Piece of Form Data

No matter what type an input element is, you must give a name to the data it gathers. You can use any name you like for each input item, as long as each one on the form is different. When the form is sent to you (or to your form-processing script), each data item is identified by name.

For example, if someone entered Jane and Doe in the text box defined under Text Input previously, you would see something like the following two lines in the email message you get when she submits the form:


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