Creating properly structured forms


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Creating properly structured forms

In this chapter we will discuss creating standards compliant forms. We will explore properly structuring your forms; controlling layout with CSS and using Dreamweaver's form accessibility tools. Any discussion of the correct formatting of form should start with the fieldset tag. The fieldset element allows you to group semantically related form elements. Grouping these controls makes it easier for users to understand their purpose while assisting and styling the form for browsers and also greatly assist in speech navigation for screen readers. So simply put the fieldset element and the related legend tag to make your forms more accessible.

Now our companion to the fieldset tag is the legend tag. The legend element allows authors to assign a caption to the fieldset and this improves accessibility for our fieldsets and can add more styling options visually. In this exercise, we will have a brief overview of our forms and we will identify unique semantic areas where we can use the ...

Creating properly structured forms
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Creating properly structured forms provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the Dreamweaver CS3 Beyond the Basics

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