Learn HTML Code Tutorial Reference Guide

Attribute for <FORM ...>
ACTION = "URL"

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ACTION gives the URL of the CGI program which will process this form. For example, the CGI program "MyCGI" is located at ../cgi-bin/mycgi.pl (you can go directly to that URL). This form uses "MyCGI":

this code produces this
<FORM ACTION="../cgi-bin/mycgi.pl">
favorite color: <INPUT NAME=COLOR><BR>
<INPUT TYPE=SUBMIT>
</FORM>
favorite color:

When you click submit, your browser sends the form data to the CGI indicated in ACTION. See Forms and CGI for more about CGI.




 

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