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HTML5 Form Validation on SUMO « Mozilla Webdev. HTML5 has a lot of buzz lately and lots of demos showing off it’s capabilities are popping up.

HTML5 Form Validation on SUMO « Mozilla Webdev

Most demos show off the rich interactive features that were previously limited to flash. That is awesome because it grabs people’s attention and gets them excited but, as a web developer, I think one of the most useful and underrated features are in HTML5 Forms. I can’t even count how many times I have had to write form validation code in JavaScript. A future in which browsers do all this for me is a future I love! On SUMO, we are using some of the new HTML5 Form features throughout the site. Required="required" Adding required="required" attribute to a form field, prevents the form submission if the field is left empty.

Firefox 4: Chrome 10: Opera 11: type="email" The email input field validates that the value entered is a valid email address. type="url" The url input field validates that the value entered is a valid URL. Pattern="regex" But what about Internet Explorer? 20+ Best Html5 Forms. Html5 helps you make really good and attractive forms.

20+ Best Html5 Forms

Prior to this (Html5) the forms found on the web were very boring and were not able to attract a lot of visitors. Attractive or user-friendly forms can divert a lot of attention to itself. As a result a hugh traffic is diverted ti your website. While designing a good HTML form following 4 points should be kept in mind * seamantic * Accessibility * Functionality * Design If the above mentioned 4 points are kept in mind while designing HTML form then i can assure you that your form will definitely be slick and stylish. HTML5Pattern. HTML5Pattern is a source of regularly used Input-Patterns.

HTML5Pattern

If you know a new or a better pattern, then please leave a comment. Thank you! Pattern Support Firefox 4+ & Chrome 5+ & Opera 9.6+ & MSIE 10+ Your Browser Firefox 17.0 does support Input-Patterns. Please do not use a pattern for email validation. You can directly edit the above text, by clicking on it. To add a new case, you have to press Alt+Enter. You can save or send the pattern by just copying the link. Have fun! Introducing HTML5 - Bruce Lawson, Remy Sharp. HTML5 continues to evolve, browsers are implementating at break-neck speed and HTML5 web sites spring up like flowers after rain.

Introducing HTML5 - Bruce Lawson, Remy Sharp

More than ever, you need to get acquainted with the powerful new possibilities in web and application design. That’s why we’ve crafted a second edition of this book to help you stay on top of current developments. This book shows you how to start adapting the language now to realize its benefits on today’s browsers. It concentrates on the practical—the problems HTML5 can solve for you right away. By following the book’s hands-on HTML5 code examples you’ll learn about: - new semantics and structures to help your site become richer and more accessible - applying the most important JavaScript APIs that are already implemented - using and controlling native multimedia - how to build more intelligent web forms - implementing new storage options and web databases, including both WebSQL and IndexedDB - how geolocation works with HTML5 in both web and mobile applications.

Bring Your Forms Up to Date With CSS3 and HTML5 Validation. Let's look at how to create a functional form which validates users' data, client-side.

Bring Your Forms Up to Date With CSS3 and HTML5 Validation

With that done, we'll cover prettying it up using CSS, including some CSS3! Step 1: Conceptualization Functionality First we want to conceptualize what our form is going to look like and how it is going to function. For this example, let's create a simple contact form that asks for the following information from the user: Name Email Website Message We want to make sure the user is entering the information correctly. Step 2: Conceptualization Form Let's get an idea of what we want our form to look like by creating a rough mockup. As you can see, the following elements make up our form: Form Title Required fields notification Form labels Form inputs Placeholder text Form field hints Submit Button Now that we've specified which elements make up our form, we can create the HTML markup.

Step 3: HTML Starter Code Let's create our basic HTML markup from the form concept we created.