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  HTML Form Input Type Hidden

As said before, this input type is not seen by the web site visitor, it is invisible. The input type hidden is used to give information to the server that the user does not put in. This is useful when a form covers more than one page, it can carry the information from page to page.

Here are the attributes for input type hidden.

  • input * - tells the browser that this is part of the form

  • type * - tells the browser what input type it is

  • name * - when the form is submitted, this is the field the information is in

  • value * - this is the information what it the browser sends to the server

* = mandatory

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