Bootstrap form structure

To create a form in Bootstrap,

  • Add a role form to the parent <form> element.
  • Wrap labels and controls in a <div> with class .form-group. This is needed for optimum spacing.
  • Add a class of .form-control to all textual <input>, <textarea>, and <select> elements.

You can try to run the following code to create a form −


Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
      <title>Bootstrap Forms</title>
      <meta name = "viewport" content = "width=device-width, initial-scale = 1">
      <link rel = "stylesheet" href = "">
      <script src = ""></script>
      <script src = ""></script>
      <form role = "form">
         <div class = "form-group">
            <label for = "name">Full Name</label>
            <input type = "text" class = "form-control" id = "name" placeholder = "Enter Full Name">
            <label for = "subject">Subject</label>
            <input type = "text" class = "form-control" id = "name" placeholder = "Add Selected Subject">
         <div class = "form-group">
            <label for = "inputfile">File input</label>
            <input type = "file" id = "inputfile">
            <p class = "help-block">Example block-level help text here.</p>
         <div class = "checkbox">
            <label><input type = "checkbox"> Notification about our products</label>
         <button type = "submit" class = "btn btn-default">Submit</button>