A report on Website and Form (HTML)

The usap.gov website
Sample form. The form is enclosed in an HTML table for visual layout.
The nasa.gov home page in 2015
Registration form of PHP-based e-commerce web-shop software ZenCart
Server-side programming language usage in 2016.

Dynamic sites can be interactive by using HTML forms, storing and reading back browser cookies, or by creating a series of pages that reflect the previous history of clicks.

- Website

Forms are usually combined with programs written in various programming language to allow developers to create dynamic web sites.

- Form (HTML)
The usap.gov website

4 related topics with Alpha

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PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static content only.

Web server

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Computer software and underlying hardware that accepts requests via HTTP or its secure variant HTTPS.

Computer software and underlying hardware that accepts requests via HTTP or its secure variant HTTPS.

PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static content only.
The inside and front of a Dell PowerEdge server, a computer designed to be mounted in a rack mount environment. It is often used as a web server.
Multiple web servers may be used for a high traffic website.
Web server farm with thousands of web servers used for super-high traffic websites.
ADSL modem running an embedded web server serving dynamic web pages used for modem configuration.
First web proposal (1989) evaluated as "vague but exciting..."
The world's first web server, a NeXT Computer workstation with Ethernet, 1990. The case label reads: "This machine is a server. DO NOT POWER IT DOWN!!"
Sun's Cobalt Qube 3 – a computer server appliance (2002, discontinued)
PC clients connected to a web server via Internet
PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static and dynamic content.
Directory listing dynamically generated by a web server.
Chart:
Market share of all sites for most popular web servers 2005–2021
Chart:
Market share of all sites for most popular web servers 1995–2005

A high-traffic Internet website might handle requests with hundreds of servers that run on racks of high-speed computers.

These capabilities, along with the multimedia features of NCSA's Mosaic browser (also able to manage HTML FORMs in order to send data to web server) highlighted the potential of web technology for publishing and distributed computing applications.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

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Application layer protocol in the Internet protocol suite model for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems.

Application layer protocol in the Internet protocol suite model for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems.

URL beginning with the HTTP scheme and the WWW domain name label
Tim Berners-Lee
An HTTP/1.1 request made using telnet. The request message, response header section, and response body are highlighted.

A web browser, for example, may be the client whereas a process, named web server, running on a computer hosting one or more websites may be the server.

Some web applications need to manage user sessions, so they implement states, or server side sessions, using for instance HTTP cookies or hidden variables within web forms.

PHP

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General-purpose scripting language geared toward web development.

General-purpose scripting language geared toward web development.

This is an example of PHP code for the WordPress content management system.
The elePHPant, PHP mascot
A "Hello World" application in PHP 7.4 running on its built-in development server
Example output of the phpinfo function in PHP 7.1
A broad overview of the LAMP software bundle, displayed here together with Squid
Dynamic web page: example of server-side scripting (PHP and MySQL)

He extended them to work with web forms and to communicate with databases, and called this implementation "Personal Home Page/Forms Interpreter" or PHP/FI.

, PHP was used in more than 240 million websites (39% of those sampled) and was installed on 2.1 million web servers.

JavaScript

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Programming language that is one of the core technologies of the World Wide Web, alongside HTML and CSS.

Programming language that is one of the core technologies of the World Wide Web, alongside HTML and CSS.

As of 2022, 98% of websites use JavaScript on the client side for webpage behavior, often incorporating third-party libraries.

Validating input values of a web form before the data is sent to a web server.