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Send form in body of email

Tlogix
Tlogix asked
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Hello,
I would like to create a form with several fields in an email rather than a link to a web page with a form.

1: Is it possible to have the recipient fill in the form directly in the email and click submit and have the form emailed back?
2: If so, I would I collect the results, as an email attchment or can they be written to a DB like my SQL on a webserver and perhaps the email can notify me of a form submission.

3: Can you provide an example of what needs to be done please.
form fields: Name [textbox], Phone [textbox], Info Pack [dropdown with option 1, 2 and 3] and submit button.
mailto: example@example.com
Mysql db name: example_db [have only create the bd on the server]
domain: www.mydomain.com

Thank you for your assistance.
[html&DB newbee]
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Sure, TLogix.  

Put this code into a standard HTML file and open it.  

----------------------------------------------------------------------
<HTML>
<BODY>
<FORM METHOD=POST ENCTYPE="text/plain" ACTION="mailto:example@example.com?subject=New Order">

Name:<INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="Name"><BR>
Phone:<INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="Phone"><BR>
Info Pack:<SELECT NAME="Infopack">
<OPTION VALUE="Option 1">Option 1
<OPTION VALUE="Option 2">Option 2
<OPTION VALUE="Option 3">Option 3
</SELECT><BR>
<INPUT TYPE="submit" VALUE="Submit">
</FORM>
</BODY>
</HTML>

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

An example email you would recieve would be:

Name=example
Phone=1234567890
Infopack=Option1

---------------------------------------------------------

Hope that helps!




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