HTML and CSS Reference
Original input types
Traditionally input had a small set of possible types: text , password , file ,
checkbox , radio , hidden , button , reset , submit , and image . To acquaint
you with the different types, we'll briefly run through the original ones and then intro-
duce the new ones in more depth.
Note As I cover the input types in the sections that follow, I provide screenshots for
many of the form input fields. Don't be surprised if what you see here doesn't exactly
match up to what appears in your own preferred web browser. Some fields may look
different, some may function slightly different, or some may not be supported at all.
There is a rapidly improving landscape of browser support for the new form elements
and other features codified in the HTML5 specification. However, the goal here is not
to show you exactly which browser to use to find a particular form input field; rather,