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

Posted on 2004-08-27
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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?
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by:seanpowell
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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
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by:weikelbob
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OK Sean, thanks
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by:seanpowell
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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...
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seanpowell earned 500 total points
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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...)
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by:weikelbob
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Yah, that's what I'm thinking.

Thank you Sean, I'll take it from here.
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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?
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by:seanpowell
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Well, an easier way would be to let FrontPage do this, as you can handle it without code.

Do they support FP2003?
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by:weikelbob
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I know they handle frontpage extensions, do they need to also support FP 2003?
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by:seanpowell
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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
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