There are two basic ways to process form data -
1. Use mailto:namedomain.com as the action of the form
2. Use a server-side scripting method to a) harvest the form's data, b)
process it in some manner, e.g., enter it into a database, c) formulate and
send an email to one or more email recipients, and d) redirect the visitor
to some ending page
Method 1 is quite simple, and is also the least reliable. It depends both
on your visitor having an email client already installed on their computer -
this eliminates public computers, or home users without email clients
installed (more and more it seems) - and on the installed email client
the mailto call. It is not possible to use this method *and* send the
visitor to a
thank you page as well.
Method 2 is the preferred method, since it eliminates the problems of method
1, but it means that you have to grapple with server-scripting somehow (ASP,
CF, PHP, perl, etc.).
To begin with Method 2, you need to ask your host what they provide for
processing forms. Many will point you to a script that they use in every
website they host.
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"bryandooley930" <webforumsusermacromedia.com> wrote in message
news:ddagcp$rno$1forums.macromedia.com...> Hey everyone,
> I am trying to lead Form, basically I want to have the customer fill it
> and send an email with the information on the form to the email address
> is also on the page....this is what I have so far
> It is under the contact tab. The submit button doesnt do much at the
> if someone could help me out that would be great! thanks!