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This tutorial covers the post method that is used to transfer data that is entered into a form from the page the form is on to the application, script or web server that will process the data.
There are 2 methods that are used to transfer data that is submitted into a form to the application or script that will process the data: post and get.
It is generally recommended to use post method over the get method to send the submitted data.
The code to insert the method attribute wth a value of post is:
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
<html xmlns="https://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
<form action="" method="post">