Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Can't get e-mail form to send to the right place

Posted on 2004-08-27
9
Medium Priority
?
195 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-09
Hi,

I am starting a web design business. I'm hosting with Yahoo, and the only way currently for me to send any e-mail is if I put this at the top of my HTML that makes the form:

<form method=post action="http://us.2.p2.webhosting.yahoo.com/forms?login=weikelbob">      

and this sends me all e-mail to me no matter whose web page the form is on.

I talked to Yahoo and they said that I could make the forms send their information to wherever I want using HTML.

How do I do this?
0
Comment
Question by:weikelbob
  • 5
  • 4
9 Comments
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:seanpowell
ID: 11916658
Hi Bob,

If that is the case, then Yahoo must support some type of hidden field for their form script, along the lines of:

<input type="hidden" name="email-redirect" value="abc@xyz.com">

However - they would need to tell you what exactly that is. I'm suprised that they did not include this information in their reply to you, I'll see if I can find it for you...

Thanks,
Sean
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:weikelbob
ID: 11916679
OK Sean, thanks
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:seanpowell
ID: 11916685
Also - you may find that the form will "only" go to whatever alternate email address you specified when you set up the account, they may not support this at all...
0
What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

 
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

by:
seanpowell earned 2000 total points
ID: 11916705
Yes, that's what I thought:
Note: All email form results go to your alternate email address in your account information.

http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/webhosting/addons/addons-02.html

Which hosting plan do you use - perhaps an upgrade to another package "may" help. (Or another hosting company...)
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:weikelbob
ID: 11916729
Yah, that's what I'm thinking.

Thank you Sean, I'll take it from here.
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:weikelbob
ID: 11917454
Sean,

I talked to Yahoo. They said that if I upgrade, then they will support PHP and I can use it to send my forms. I'm using FP 2003.

Do you know how it can be done with PHP?
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:seanpowell
ID: 11917473
Well, an easier way would be to let FrontPage do this, as you can handle it without code.

Do they support FP2003?
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:weikelbob
ID: 11917492
I know they handle frontpage extensions, do they need to also support FP 2003?
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:seanpowell
ID: 11917533
No, only if you were using advanced functions. 2000 or 2002 extensions should be fine.

Note that you won't be using any of their interfaces or FTP to manage your content - it will "all" be done through FP, which should not be a problem at all.

Let me know...
Sean
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Not sure what the best email signature size is? Are you worried about email signature image size? Follow this best practice guide.
Without even knowing it, most of us are using web applications on a daily basis.  In fact, Gmail and Yahoo email, Twitter, Facebook, and eBay are used by most of us daily—and they are web applications. We generally confuse these web applications to…
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to code links for mobile sites that, once clicked, send a call or text to a specified number. For a telephone link (once clicked, calls a number), begin with a normal "<a href=" link tag. For the href, specify…
The viewer will learn how to create a basic form using some HTML5 and PHP for later processing. Set up your basic HTML file. Open your form tag and set the method and action attributes.: (CODE) Set up your first few inputs one for the name and …

879 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question