There isn’t a input with type
Instead, we use the
textarea tag to create a text area.
This lets us enter text that has multiple rows and longer than an
input would allow.
For instance, we can write;
<textarea rows="5" cols="50">
to display a text area with 5 rows and 50 columns wide.
We should pair that with a label tag for better accessibility.
We can write:
<label for="diary">Diary:</label> <textarea id="diary" rows="5" cols="50">
The value of the
for attribute of
label should match with the
id of the
Then everyone including people that rely on screen readers will know what we should enter in the text area.