Functions save you time – And if you didn’t know that, you should probably get on the function band wagon.
The name of the tutorial might be a bit confusing, so I’ll start by clearing it up.
Polaroid – Refers to the look (achieved with CSS)
Everyone needs to create a form at one point or another and I’ve got a few rules I generally stick to when designing and developing forms in general.
Most websites nowadays have a search form somewhere. I’m pretty sure I don’t need to explain why it’s a good idea to have a ‘search’ functionality built into a website and most Content Management Systems already come with the functionality built in. Usually the search area is in an easy to see/find place and it’s because of this reason it’s a good idea for it to look good – Or at least consistent with the rest of the website.