Idocs Guide to HTML

METHOD = POST

POST is the preferred method for sending lengthy form data. When a form is submitted POST the user does not see the form data that was sent. For example, this form uses POST:

<FORM METHOD=POST ACTION="../cgi-bin/mycgi.pl">

which gives us a form like this (go ahead and submit it):

name:
email:

preferences:
doesn't smoke
hates anchovies
reads Shakespeare
washes daily
romantic walks on the beach
romantic walks in Brooklyn
loves dogs
loves cats
loves iguanas

Now tell us a little about yourself:

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