Updated: 08/16/2021 by Computer Hope

A field may refer to any of the following:

data field

1. With a form, a field is an area that accepts input from the user. For example, our search form field allows anyone to enter anything related to computers and search for that information on our site. With HTML, a field can be created by adding the <input> tag in a <form> tag.

2. A field is a single item of data contained in a column within a database or software program. For example, a field may be a customer name, address, or phone number.

Attribute, Box, Database terms, Software terms