How to create a pushbutton on a web page?

  stlucia2 12:05 17 Aug 12

For many years now I have created and maintained a web site for a club I'm a member of. It is hand-coded in HTML, and contains a dozen or so pages with text and graphics; and the links between pages are simple text using the "A HREF= ..." command.

I'm trying to smarten up the site by using pushbuttons, and have been reading up on the "BUTTON" command. I've got one code that works as follows:-



... and another one that doesn't:-


in each case without spaces after and before the .

The first example works fine; the second one only creates a very small button with no text in it, but it does go to the correct page when clicked. So, any idea what's wrong with its code, please?

Also, I thought that defining the style and colour of the text on the button would be a simple matter of inserting ** (or whatever) into the code, but it doesn't seem to do anything. So can someone help me on that, please?

  stlucia2 12:09 17 Aug 12

Oh *$^&", the preview screen showed the codes okay, so how do I get them to display in the forum? I'll try again ...

The one that works is:-

... and the one that doesn't is:-

  stlucia2 12:16 17 Aug 12

Try again:-

The one that works is:-

(form) (input type="button" value="Click here to enter" onclick="window.location.href='contents.htm'") (/form)

... and the one that doesn't is:-

(button type="button" value="Click here to enter" onclick="window.location.href='contents.htm'") (/button)

Where the curved brackets represent a "" as appropriate

  stlucia2 12:18 17 Aug 12

Okay, nearly there!!

The curved brackets in my two examples represent the standard HTML angle brackets.

  stlucia2 11:38 19 Aug 12

I've posted on the Web Design page, and got an answer there. So I'm ticking this one resolved.


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