Create a custom data entry form Dreamweaver and PHP


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Creating a custom data entry form

In previous videos, I described how to use the Record Insertion Wizard to create an entire data entry form and send the data collected from the user to the server-side database. I also showed that there are issues with the sort of code the Dreamweaver generates. Most importantly, the data entry form is designed using HTML tables in old-style HTML architecture, but you can also use Dreamweaver to generate similar server behaviors and attach them to your own custom forms.

For this demonstration, I'm going to use a custom form that I've created in the file explorerinsert.php. You'll find it in the explorers folder, under the current site root. This file is built with Cascading Style Sheets and XHTML. Let's take a look at the code structure. Each of the input controls that collects data from the user is represented by an input tag. The input tag has an associated label, and all of the labels and inputs taken together are inside a fieldset tag set.

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Creating a custom data entry form
Video duration: 4m 50s 4h 55m Intermediate Updated Jun 12, 2012

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Creating a custom data entry form provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Gassner as part of the Dreamweaver with PHP and MySQL

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Business Developer Web
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