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Posted on 2011-03-08
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Need a simple html form to create an email with info to send to me. Right now if the user does not have an email client, it pops up with a wizard. Any suggestions? Thanks

<FORM method="post" action="mailto:***@gmail.com" enctype="text/plain">  
Please Enter Your Name:<br />
                <input size="40" name="realname" />
                <br />
                <br />
                Please Enter Your Email Address:<br />
                <input size="40" name="email" />
                <br />
                <br />
                Please Enter Your Phone Number:<br />
                <input size="40" name="phone" />
                <br />
                <br />
                Please Enter Referral’s Name:<br />
                <input size="40" name="Referralname" />
                <br />
                <br />
                Please Enter Referral’s Email Address:<br />
                <input size="40" name="email" />
                <br />
                <br />
                Please Enter Referral’s Phone Number:<br />
                <input size="40" name="phone" />
                <br />
                <br />
                <input value="Submit" type="submit" />
                <input value="Reset" type="reset" />
</form>
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Question by:wilcor14
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Dave Baldwin earned 167 total points
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That would be normal operation for your situation.  Most of the time, we create a second page in a server programming language like PHP or ASP that send the email from the web server.  What you have above is all you can do with just HTML.  Do you know what server languages your web server supports?
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by:mayankagarwal
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use the following code (ASP)
Dim Mail
set Mail=server.createobject("CDO.Message")
Mail.From = xxxx@xxx.xxx
Mail.To=xxxxxxx@xxxxx.xxxxx
Mail.Subject = "Subject"
Mail.TextBody = "BODY"

Mail.Configuration.Fields.Item ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusing") = 2
Mail.Configuration.Fields.Item ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserver") ="relay-hosting.secureserver.net"
Mail.Configuration.Fields.Item ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserverport") =25
Mail.Configuration.Fields.Item ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/tpauthenticate") =1
Mail.Configuration.Fields.Item ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusername") ="my email login eg email@domain.com"
Mail.Configuration.Fields.Item ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendpassword") ="my email password"
Mail.Configuration.Fields.Update
'Mail.Send
set Mail=nothing
%>
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by:Dave Baldwin
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That's nice but "relay-hosting.secureserver.net" is specific to Godaddy hosting.  You would need to put in your own SMTP mail server if you use that code.
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by:WhiteSeed
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i you can try with php code.
make 2 page 1 whit this code:
Question: Need a simple html form to create an email with info to send to me. Right now if the user does not have an email client, it pops up with a wizard. Any suggestions? Thanks

<FORM method="post" action="mailto:***@gmail.com" enctype="text/plain">  
Please Enter Your Name:<br />
                <input size="40" name="realname" />
                <br />
                <br />
                Please Enter Your Email Address:<br />
                <input size="40" name="email" />
                <br />
                <br />
                Please Enter Your Phone Number:<br />
                <input size="40" name="phone" />
                <br />
                <br />
                Please Enter Referral’s Name:<br />
                <input size="40" name="Referralname" />
                <br />
                <br />
                Please Enter Referral’s Email Address:<br />
                <input size="40" name="email" />
                <br />
                <br />
                Please Enter Referral’s Phone Number:<br />
                <input size="40" name="phone" />
                <br />
                <br />
                <input value="Submit" type="submit" />
                <input value="Reset" type="reset" />
</form>

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and 1 page whit this code
<?php
 $to = $_POST['email']  //the name of the var e-mail address
 $subject = "User Info"; // a subject for the email
//write your message betwen "  "   \n go to the next line
 $body = "Hi,\n\n Admin    
,\n RealName = $_POST['realname'] \n  PhoneNumber =$_POST['phone']
\n Referralname = $_POST['Referralname'] , ecc...";  
 if (mail($to, $subject, $body)) {
   echo("<p>Message successfully sent!</p>");
  } else {
   echo("<p>Message delivery failed...</p>");
  }
 ?>

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by:WhiteSeed
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in the first page code that i've write before delete:
<FORM method="post" action="mailto:***@gmail.com" enctype="text/plain">  

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and replace
<form action="SECONDPAGENAME.php" method="POST" enctype="multipart/form-data">

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