If you do not want to use the functionality in a default form that Outlook provides, you can customize the form by hiding, adding, or replacing portions of pages or entire pages, or by replacing entire standard forms.
In this article you’ll construct and validate a simple form using HTML and PHP.
Now that you’ve defined the form in HTML, let’s identify the two stages the form goes through – when the blank form is loaded, and when the user has completed the form and clicks the submit button.
The script needs to be able to differentiate between the two stages so the form behaves properly.
Throughout this book, you'll learn simple techniques for writing consistent text with the right tone, how to select content delivery mechanisms, and how straightforward, clear layouts help your customer interact with your application.
Divided into five sections, the book completely covers the information experience design process from beginning to end.
If the form has just been requested, then the is outputted as part of the element’s HTML. It is actually a better idea to restructure the code as a loop than to blindly add code to check each option manually.
The loop would generate the HTML for the options on the fly, and the check if the option has been selected or not can be incorporated into it. It’s just one of those minor inconsistencies we have to live with.
Next determine whether the form has been submitted by checking how the page was requested.
The form is created using HTML and validation and processing of the form’s contents is done with PHP.
The goal is to teach you some basic HTML form elements and how their data is accessible to you in your PHP scripts.
focuses on the art of creating the information experience as it appears within software and web applications, specifically in the form of user interface text.
It also provides strategies for ensuring a consistent, positive information experience across a variety of delivery mechanisms, such as online help and social media.