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What does <input name=""> do?
Specifies the name of an input element. The name and value of each input element are included in the HTTP request when the form is submitted.

Code Example

<label for="name" id="name">Name</label><br/>
<input name="name" id="name">

Never omit the name

The name attribute is probably the most important attribute of the <input> element. It isn’t strictly required for validation, but you should never omit it. When a form is submitted to the server, the data from the form is included in an HTTP request. The data is packaged as a series of name-value pairs. The name for each name-value pair is the name attribute of each input, and the value is the user-entered (or pre-specified) value. Without the name attribute, an <input> element cannot provide its value to the server on form submission.

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