Convert the fields into Hidden and insert default values

How can I convert the required fields in the code below for city, state, zip and fax into hidden and put in default values so users do not have to enter them when they register for the site?
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<title>{$meta_title}</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset={$meta_encoding}">
<meta name="keywords" content="{$meta_keyword}">
<meta name="description" content="{$meta_description}">
 
{$javascript_rightclick}
<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript" src="javascript.js"></script>
<link href="class.css" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet">
</head>
 
<body>
<table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center">
<!-- global_top.html -->
{include file="global_top.html"} 
<!-- global_top.html -->
 
<tr>
	<td width="10"><img src="images/spacer.gif" border="0" width="10" height="1"></td>	
	<td valign="top">
	
		<!-- global_left.html -->
		{include file="global_left.html"} 
		<!-- global_left.html -->
	
	</td>
	<td width="5"><img src="images/spacer.gif" border="0" width="5" height="1"></td>	
	<td valign="top">
	
		<!-- center for content -->
		<table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center">
		<tr>
			<td><img src="images/center_left_top.gif" width="10" height="6"></td>
			<td background="images/center_hor_top.gif"><img src="images/spacer.gif" width="1" height="1"></td>
			<td><img src="images/center_right_top.gif" width="10" height="6"></td>
		</tr>
		<tr>
			<td width="10" background="images/center_ver_left.gif"><img src="images/spacer.gif" width="1" height="1"></td>
			<td width="560" height="650" valign="top" style="padding-left:5px; padding-right:5px; padding-top:20px; padding-bottom:20px">
			
				<table width="560" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="normal_12_black" border="0">
				<tr>
					<td><img src="site_title_header.php?title=Private Seller Registration ..."></td>
				</tr>
				<tr>
					<td height="20"><img src="images/spacer.gif" width="1" height="1"></td>
				</tr>
				<!--
				<tr>
					<td>
						Lor
					</td>
				</tr>
				-->
				<!-- the tab -->
				<tr>
					<td height="30"><img src="images/spacer.gif" width="1" height="1"></td>
				</tr>
				<!-- the tab -->
				<tr>
					<td>
 
						<form action="system_member_register_private.php" method="post">
						<table border="0" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" class="normal_12_black">
						<tr>
							<td colspan="3">
								
								{if $warning_message == "username_exist"}
								
								<font class="normal_12_red">
								The username you choosed already exists.<br>
								Please choose another username to continue ...
								</font>
								
								{elseif $warning_message == "incomplete_form"}
								<font class="normal_12_red">
								Please fill the following form completely.<br>
								Please make sure that you have filled the fields marked red ...
								</font>
								
								{else}
								Please fill the following form completely.<br>
								Please make sure that you have filled the fields marked red ...
								{/if}
 
							</td>
						</tr>
 
						<tr>
							<td height="10" colspan="3"><img src="images/spacer.gif" width="1" height="1"></td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td colspan="3" height="28" background="images/bg_tab.gif" style="background-repeat:no-repeat; padding-left:28px; padding-top:5px" class="normal_12_blue_verdana" valign="top">
								<strong>Enter Account Information ... </strong>
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td width="120"><font class="{$warning_member_username}"><b>Username</b></font> <font class="normal_12_red">*</font></td>
							<td width="10"><b>:</b></td>
							<td width="480">
								<input type="text" name="member_username" value="{$cmember_username}" class="textbox" style="width:150px">
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_username_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td><font class="{$warning_member_password}"><b>Password</b></font> <font class="normal_12_red">*</font></td>
							<td><b>:</b></td>
							<td>
								<input type="password" name="member_password" value="{$cmember_password}" class="textbox" style="width:150px">
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_password_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td height="10" colspan="3"><img src="images/spacer.gif" width="1" height="1"></td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td colspan="3" height="28" background="images/bg_tab.gif" style="background-repeat:no-repeat; padding-left:28px; padding-top:5px" class="normal_12_blue_verdana" valign="top">
								<strong>Enter Personal Information ... </strong>
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td><font class="{$warning_member_firstname}"><b>First Name</b></font> <font class="normal_12_red">*</font></td>
							<td><b>:</b></td>
							<td>
								<input type="text" name="member_firstname" value="{$cmember_firstname}" class="textbox" style="width:250px">
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_firstname_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td><font class="{$warning_member_lastname}"><b>Last Name</b></font></td>
							<td><b>:</b></td>
							<td>
								<input type="text" name="member_lastname" value="{$cmember_lastname}" class="textbox" style="width:250px">
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_lastname_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td valign="top"><font class="{$warning_member_address}"><b>Mailing<br>Address</b></font> <font class="normal_12_red">*</font></td>
							<td valign="top"><b>:</b></td>
							<td>
								<textarea name="member_address" style="width:350px; height:70px" class="textbox">{$cmember_address}</textarea>
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_address_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td><font class="{$warning_member_city}"><b>City / Town</b></font> <font class="normal_12_red">*</font></td>
							<td><b>:</b></td>
							<td>
								<input type="text" name="member_city" value="{$cmember_city}" class="textbox" style="width:200px">
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_city_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td><font class="{$warning_member_state}"><b>State / Province</b></font> <font class="normal_12_red">*</font></td>
							<td><b>:</b></td>
							<td>
								<input type="text" name="member_state" value="{$cmember_state}" class="textbox" style="width:200px">
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_state_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td><font class="{$warning_member_zip}"><b>ZipCode</b></font> <font class="normal_12_red">*</font></td>
							<td><b>:</b></td>
							<td>
								<input type="text" name="member_zip" value="{$cmember_zip}" class="textbox" style="width:80px">
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_zip_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td><font class="{$warning_member_country}"><b>Country</b></font> <font class="normal_12_red">*</font></td>
							<td><b>:</b></td>
							<td>
								<select name="member_country" class="textbox" style="width:350px">
								{section name=var loop=$member_country}
								<option value="{$member_country_id[var]}" {if $member_country_id[var] == $cmember_country} selected {/if}>{$member_country_name[var]}</option>
								{/section}
								</select>
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_country_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td height="10" colspan="3"><img src="images/spacer.gif" width="1" height="1"></td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td colspan="3" height="28" background="images/bg_tab.gif" style="background-repeat:no-repeat; padding-left:28px; padding-top:5px" class="normal_12_blue_verdana" valign="top">
								<strong>Enter Contact Information ... </strong>
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td><font class="{$warning_member_phone}"><b>Phone</b></font> <font class="normal_12_red">*</font></td>
							<td><b>:</b></td>
							<td>
								<input type="text" name="member_phone" value="{$cmember_phone}" class="textbox" style="width:250px">
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_phone_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td><font class="{$warning_member_fax}"><b>Fax</b></font></td>
							<td><b>:</b></td>
							<td>
								<input type="text" name="member_fax" value="{$cmember_fax}" class="textbox" style="width:250px">
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_fax_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td><font class="{$warning_member_email}"><b>Email Address</b></font> <font class="normal_12_red">*</font></td>
							<td><b>:</b></td>
							<td>
								<input type="text" name="member_email" value="{$cmember_email}" class="textbox" style="width:250px">
								{php} $_SESSION['cmember_email_warn'] = ''; {/php}
							</td>
						</tr>
						<tr>
							<td></td>
							<td></td>
							<td><input type="submit" name="submit" value="Register Now" class="form_button"></td>
						</tr>
						</table>
						</form>
 
					</td>
				</tr>
				</table>
 
				
			</td>
			<td width="10" background="images/center_ver_right.gif"><img src="images/spacer.gif" width="1" height="1"></td>
		</tr>
		<tr>
			<td><img src="images/center_left_bottom.gif" width="10" height="6"></td>
			<td background="images/center_hor_bottom.gif"><img src="images/spacer.gif" width="1" height="1"></td>
			<td><img src="images/center_right_bottom.gif" width="10" height="6"></td>
		</tr>
		</table>
		<!-- center for content -->
	
	</td>
	<td width="5"><img src="images/spacer.gif" border="0" width="5" height="1"></td>	
	<td valign="top">
	
		<!-- global_right.html -->
		{include file="global_right.html"} 
		<!-- global_right.html -->
	
	</td>
	<td width="10"><img src="images/spacer.gif" border="0" width="10" height="1"></td>	
</tr>
 
<!-- global_bottom.html -->
{include file="global_bottom.html"} 
<!-- global_bottom.html -->
</table>
 
</body>
</html>

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Starquest321Asked:
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Tyler LaczkoConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I have included an example for city

test with this for city then do the same for all.

REPLACE-----------



                                    <tr>
                                          <td><font class="{$warning_member_city}"><b>City / Town</b></font> <font class="normal_12_red">*</font></td>
                                          <td><b>:</b></td>
                                          <td>
                                                <input type="text" name="member_city" value="{$cmember_city}" class="textbox" style="width:200px">
                                                {php} $_SESSION['cmember_city_warn'] = ''; {/php}
                                          </td>
                                    </tr>



With Attached -------------
<input type="hidden" name="member_city" value="PUT VALUE IN HERE" />

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Starquest321Author Commented:
Thanks it works!
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