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Hey EXPERTS!

Why doesn't this PHP work?  

I'll post 2 different PHP submission forms on the code part...  the TOP one is the new PHP that I took from my other website submission form and altered it for a new one.

The BOTTOM one is the working completely fine PHP form from my other website.

The problem with the TOP one is that when I hit submit, it doesn't show the email address as who it's from... also for some emails like on a godaddy.com server email... they don't even get it... if I submit from my other website to a godaddy.com server email it works just fine.

THANKS!
DJM
<?php
 
/* Subject and Email Variables */
 
	$emailSubject = 'The Art Bucket WEBSITE CONTACT!';
	$webMaster = 'djm@djmgraphix.com';
	
/* Gathering Data Variables */
 
	$ClientName= $_POST['ClientName'];
	$Email = $_POST['Email'];
	$Phone = $_POST['Phone'];
	$Referrals = $_POST['Referrals'];
	$ReferralsOther = $_POST['ReferralsOther'];
	$Promotions = $_POST['Promotions'];
	$Interests = $_POST['Interests'];
	
	$body = <<<EOD
<br><hr><br>
Name: $ClientName <br>
Email: $emailaddress <br>
Phone Number: $Phone <br>
Referrals: $Referrals <br>
Referrals Other: $ReferralsOther <br>
Promotions: $Promotions <br>
Interests: $Interests <br>
EOD;
 
	$headers = "From: $emailaddress\r\n";
	$headers .= "Content-type: text/html\r\n";
	$success = mail($webMaster, $emailSubject, $body, $headers);
	
/* Results rendered as HTML */
 
	$theResults = <<<EOD
 
 
 
 
 
_______________________________BOTTOM PHP_______________________________
 
 
 
 
 
 
<?php
 
/* Subject and Email Variables */
 
	$emailSubject = 'DJM Graphix Contact!';
	$webMaster = 'amanda@theartbucket.com';
	
/* Gathering Data Variables */
 
	$ClientName= $_POST['ClientName'];
	$emailaddress = $_POST['emailaddress'];
	$Phone = $_POST['Phone'];
	$Questions = $_POST['Questions'];
	$Deadline = $_POST['Deadline'];
	
	$body = <<<EOD
<br><hr><br>
Name: $ClientName <br>
Email: $emailaddress <br>
Phone Number: $Phone <br>
Question: $Questions <br>
Deadline: $Deadline <br>
EOD;
 
	$headers = "From: $emailaddress\r\n";
	$headers .= "Content-type: text/html\r\n";
	$success = mail($webMaster, $emailSubject, $body, $headers);
	
/* Results rendered as HTML */
 
	$theResults = <<<EOD

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by:Jagarm
ID: 24768955
Check and make sure your form field names matches what you have in the $_POST.

For example the different between the bottom and top is that the top script is $_POST['email'] while the bottom is $_POST['emailaddress'], and that is a common mistake that even I make.
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gamebits earned 2000 total points
ID: 24768956
Try this

<?php
 
/* Subject and Email Variables */
 
      $emailSubject = 'The Art Bucket WEBSITE CONTACT!';
      $webMaster = 'djm@djmgraphix.com';
      
/* Gathering Data Variables */
 
      $ClientName= $_POST['ClientName'];
      $Email = $_POST['Email'];
      $Phone = $_POST['Phone'];
      $Referrals = $_POST['Referrals'];
      $ReferralsOther = $_POST['ReferralsOther'];
      $Promotions = $_POST['Promotions'];
      $Interests = $_POST['Interests'];
      
      $body = <<<EOD
<br><hr><br>
Name: $ClientName <br>
Email: $Emails <br>
Phone Number: $Phone <br>
Referrals: $Referrals <br>
Referrals Other: $ReferralsOther <br>
Promotions: $Promotions <br>
Interests: $Interests <br>
EOD;
 
      $headers = "From: $Email\r\n";
      $headers .= "Content-type: text/html\r\n";
      $success = mail($webMaster, $emailSubject, $body, $headers);
      
/* Results rendered as HTML */
 
      $theResults = <<<EOD
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by:DJMgraphix
ID: 24769025
Yes Sir!

That did it!... Thank you very much!  (contact page CHECK) :)

http://www.djmgraphix.com/THE_ART_BUCKET/contact_us.html
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by:DJMgraphix
ID: 31599406
YES and YES!
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