Introduction to HTML Forms

Forms are a must-have tool in any developer’s UI bag. Rather than write your HTML from scratch, Liferay provides you with taglibs that offer everything standard HTML elements have, as well as some additional attributes that are Liferay specific. For a full list of all the available taglibs and attributes, look at Liferay’s API docs on

Using a combination of Liferay’s AUI taglibs and Lexicon classes, you can create forms in your app’s JSPs. You can learn how to create an MVC portlet project in the using-the-mvc-portlet-template tutorial.

In this section of tutorials, you’ll learn how to use the platform features to create forms with ease.

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