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navaldesign
07-27-2006, 07:12 AM
This tutorial will show you how to create a multipage Form in BlueVoda.
Multipage forms are used when the info required by the visitor is too much to get in a single page, or it is divided in different logical groups.
A multipage form will also allow for a beautiful layout.

This tutorial stands on the hypothesis that you are already familiar with simple BV forms, as well as with the relevant php script that is needed to process the form info and send the email in your inbox. If not, please first visit BlueVoda Forms Tutorial Part 1 (http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/forms/9349-bluevoda-forms-tutorial-part-1-a-new-post.html)

Ok, lets start building our multipage form. It will consist of 3 pages. We shall name our pages “formpage1”, “formpage2”, and “formpage3”

The first page is a simple BV form. It will look like the following image:




http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/mpf0.JPG



We have named the first field “email” because if you use our generic processing script, the one provided in BlueVoda Forms Tutorial Part 1 (http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/forms/9349-bluevoda-forms-tutorial-part-1-a-new-post.html), the visitor’s email field MUST be called “email”.

Ok, now let’s set the form properties correctly.

The form name is “Formpage1”.
The action is set to be “formpage2”
The encoding type will be “multipart / form data”.
The method is set to “POST”.

So double click on the form, and the following dialog box will appear:




http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/mpf6.JPG




Just look at the red arrows, to see what you must fill in.

Setting the form action in “formpage2.php” makes the form send the info to the second page.

As a good rule, give the Submit button value “Page 2”, so it will remind the visitor that he is going on to Page 2. You MUST name your submit button “submit”.

So save your page as “formpage1” and publish it. It will be published as “formpage1.html”
The full URL to your form will be: http://www.yoursite.com/formpage1.html (http://www.yoursite.com/formpage1.html)

The second page if our form is built more or less the same way for the visual part. However, there are substantial differences regarding the order we put our elements in the form.

First, create the page layout with your header. Then, drag and drop the form in your page. At this point, you have a page that looks like the next image:




http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/mpf1.JPG



Please note that in this example, we have filled our form with a light cyan colour, to make it more clear.
Now we need to place in our page a piece of code that will capture the info sent by the first page. So when we will submit this page, ALL the info, both that of the first page, as well as the info of the second page, will be sent to the third page.

To accomplish this, we will use the following piece of code in php:

<?php
foreach($_POST as $key=>$value){
if ($key!="submit"){
$value=htmlentities(stripslashes(strip_tags($value )));
echo "\t<input type=\"hidden\" name=\"$key\" value=\"$value\">\n";
}
}
?>





What does that bit of code do? I will put the comment excactly as i copied it (as well as the code) from the site http://www.apptools.com/phptools/multipage.php :



" If you were to place the above code between your opening <form> tag and the closing </form> tag, it will look at all values received from the prior page, strips out any HTML tags, replaces any character entities with their appropriate code and writes them to hidden inputs in the current form. It will skip a value of "submit" so it won't duplicate your submit button. If you name your submit button something other than "submit", you should change that bit in the code."



It is important however to precise that this piece of code should be placed BEFORE any of your fields.


So,before you start placing your fields, drag a HTML Box in your form area. This box can be as small as you want. Size is not important.


Copy the above code. Double click the HTML box, and the following window will open:





http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/mpf3.JPG















Paste the code in the window. Click ok.



Now go on and place the rest of the form fields and elements.



Take care NOT TO NAME your fields with the same names used in Page 1. Each field must have a unique name.



Give the Submit button value “Page 3”, so it will remind the visitor that he is going on to Page 3.


You MUST name your submit button “submit”.




Let’s set correctly the form properties. Double click on the form, and the following dialog box will appear:








http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/mpf7.JPG







Set the form name in “FormPage2”


Set the Action in “formpage3.php”

Set the method in “POST”

Set the encoding in “multipart / form data”


This way the form will send the info to the third page, formpage3.
Now, we need one more step before we can publish.
Our page has php code in it. To make sure that the server will execute this code, we must publish our page as .php. To accomplish this, right click anywhere in a blank space of your page, and from the menu that will appear, select “Page Properties”. Click on that, and the following dialog box will appear:





http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/ft3.JPG






In the field “File extension” select php from the dropdown list.


It is now clear why we had set the action of our FIRST page, in “formpage2.php”


Click ok, save the page as “formpage2” and publish it. It will be published as “formpage2.php”



Go on with the third page, following exactly the same steps.

Create the page layout.
Drag a form in your page. Give it the desired dimensions.
Drag a HTML box and paste in it the php code given above.
Add the form elements, each named properly
Change the form properties. (set name, method, action and encoding type)
Change the page properties (set php extension)
At this point, since this is our last page, we need to send all the info to the processing script page. We will suppose that it is called “action.php”. Look at BlueVoda Forms Tutorial Part 1 (http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/forms/9349-bluevoda-forms-tutorial-part-1-a-new-post.html) how this script is made.


So, set the form properties as in the following image:


Set the form name in “FormPage3”
Set the Action in “action.php”
Set the method in “POST”
Set the encoding in “multipart / form data”





http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/ft5.JPG






Now, also change the page properties, setting the file extension in php, as done before for page2.


Save the page and publish it. It will be published as “formpage3.php”


Prepare and publish your “action.php” page, which is also your “Thank you page”. Have a look at BlueVoda Forms Tutorial Part 1 (http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/forms/9349-bluevoda-forms-tutorial-part-1-a-new-post.html) how this script can be made.


Congratulations! You’re done.


Test your form and you should receive in your email all the titles and the values of the fields.

Nite Producer
07-30-2006, 11:24 PM
Andy,

I will ask you a question out of this subject if you can answer me please, would you tell me what's the name of that font you are using in the head line of the page?

Thanks

Nite Producer
07-30-2006, 11:28 PM
Sorry navaldesign,

it's been a while I'm confused between you and Andy, I always get you mixed,

sorry again

navaldesign
07-30-2006, 11:45 PM
No worries. The font is Bank Gothic Medium

Nite Producer
07-31-2006, 12:00 AM
Thanks navaldesign, "no worries" - that's aussie hehe

thanks so much

Ram_Industries
08-12-2006, 06:49 PM
Naval Design:

In this tutorial about multi page forms, I noticed on the first form you have a date / ip configuration box.

How is this section created so as to have the same information placed on a multi page form as you have shown here.

Date = 03/17/06 or what ever is needed.
IP Address = Person sending the multi page form.

Thank you

Ram_Industries
Robert A. Montgomery
http://Martech-Inc.biz

navaldesign
08-12-2006, 08:07 PM
It is quite simple, but you need a couple of lines in php, and of course, the page has to be saved as php and not as html.

Insert two editboxes (withour form, just the edit boxes) in your page, as in the picture bellow. Double click the first one (for the Date) and, as initial value, give it:
"<? echo(date("l jS F Y, g:i A")); ?>"

Do the same thing for the second (the IP address) , and as initial value give it: "<? echo $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'];?>"



http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/DATE_and_IP.JPG




Of course, if you don't want the editboxes, you can simply insert two small html boxes in your page. In the first one, paste the date code: <? echo(date("l jS F Y, g:i A")); ?>

and in the second, the IP code: <? echo $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'];?>

Move the boxes wherever you want them in your page.

Remember that in both cases, the page must be published as php.

Ram_Industries
08-14-2006, 05:00 PM
NavalDesign:

After I created the second form page2
I followed the details as for page 3 the form did appeared after I right clicked, instead it gave me the HTML page itself

Set the form name in “Form Page2”

Set the Action in “formpage3.php”


Set the method in “POST”
Set the encoding in “multipart / form data”



This way the form will send the info to the third page, formpage3.
Now, we need one more step before we can publish.
Our page has php code in it. To make sure that the server will execute this code, we must publish our page as .php. To accomplish this, right click anywhere in a blank space of your page, and from the menu that will appear, select “Page Properties”. Click on that, and the following dialog box will appear:

Instead the HTML box itself appeared!!!!!

Ram_Industries

navaldesign
08-14-2006, 05:10 PM
The HTML box appeared ? Please provide the URL of the page. And in my post the correct is "Page Properties". I have edited it. However, have you changed the page extension to be php when published ?

Ram_Industries
09-14-2006, 01:57 PM
Made sure php was checked and still appears in html...

Not a major problem, since been adding a few extra items to the form.

Creating a multiple page that when filled improperly sends out a notice of the error.

Such as an un-authorized notifier based on the individuals purchase.
Or the customer once proper information is verified opens the requested page.

Many items many pages that will be opened according to the customers level of membership.

I will get this all set up one year.

Ram_Industries
Robert Montgomery

Michael73
10-25-2006, 08:21 PM
Hi guys! I hope so it gone be help to finish yours forms! Wished to add simply George (by the way with its help on other page!!:)) ---that it had under MAIL SCRIPT!!! Thanks George ---I apologize for that, that I could not find it ---but it was not simple to find it!! Next time I shall be closer!!! Mike
Important Note:

Although the above multimedia tutorial mentions the use of the "mailto:" as form action, WE DO NOT RECOMMEND this type of processing of the form info.
This is because this method, depending on your email client (Outlook Express or other) settings, MAY FAIL to process the info and send the email, and will also give Privacy warning messages to your visitor. We recommend the use of a PHP script instead.


September 30 2006 update: An advanced script, with many additional features and built in security measures, can be found at the Advanced BlueVoda Form Processor (http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/news-updates/12852-advanced-bluevoda-form-processor.html) thread. You may find it interesting!


The below is an example of PHP script you may use for processing your forms data. Please follow the instructions that follow to the letter. Please note that this is only an example script, that can be customized to better suit your needs.




Instructions:

1) Lets say you create a form using BlueVoda and you name the page that the form is on "contact",
You can name the page anything you like but for this example lets say you name it "contact".

The full URL of the link of your form page should be the below....www.YourDomainName.com/contact.html

The form page may have a look like the following image:




http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/ft1.JPG


Change the form properties (in BlueVoda) to:

Action: action.php
Method: POST
Encoding Type: multipart / form data.

To accomplish this, double click on your form, and the following dialog box will appear:



http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/ft5.JPG





Just type in the above, as shown in the image.

Save and publish.

2) Now let’s create a “ Thank you “ page, where the visitors will be redirected after the form submission. We shall also put in this page, the necessary code that will process the info sent by the form and will send the email with the info in your email address.

Let’s start creating the page in BlueVoda. Add also your menubar, so the visitors can go on from there to navigate your site.. It will look like the following image:


http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/ft2.JPG


Now, click on Page Properties, and select the extension php for your page when published.




http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/ft3.JPG



Now, copy the following code (just highlight here, righ click, and choose "Copy" from the menu that will open up):




Quote:
<?PHP
$email = $HTTP_POST_VARS[email];
$mailto = "order@example.com";
$mailsubj = "Enter Your Subject Here";
$mailhead = "From: $email\n";
reset ($HTTP_POST_VARS);
$mailbody = "Values submitted from web site form :\n";
while (list ($key, $val) = each ($HTTP_POST_VARS))
{
if ($key!="submit")
{
$mailbody .= "$key : $val\n";
}
}
mail($mailto, $mailsubj, $mailbody, $mailhead);
?>



Open the Page html.

You do this, by rig***licking anywhere in a blank space of your “action” page, and selecting “Page HTML”

Click on “Inside Body Tag”, as shown in the following image:




http://www.navaldesign.info/Tips/ft4.JPG


and paste the code in the window.


While you have this window open, change the part in blue of the above code with your actual email address, and the actual Email Subject.

Save your page as “action”. When it will be published, it will automatically be published as “action.php”.



3) Now publish your “action” page as you would do for any normal page. Only take care to publish it in the same directory where you have published your “contact” page.
Please note that the script will only work after you have published.

Congratulations! You are done! Test your form. You should receive the email with your form info in it, in your email inbox.

Troubleshooting

Make sure that all the fields in the “contact” page have their own names. BlueVoda by default assigns the fields names like T1, S1 etc. So if more than one fields have the same name, f.e. T1, you will only receive one value.

The above script is a generic one, which means that it will work with as few or as many fields you have in your form.

The email field MUST be called “email”, otherwise the script is unable to recognize the visitor’s email as such.

In order to receive clearly titled values, we suggest that you name your fields with a clear name, f.e. “First_name”, Last_name”, “comments” etc. Use underscores to separate the words, the same way you do when naming BlueVoda pages. However, you can use uppercase letters.

Do not insert any other html or php code in the “action” page. It could cause conflicts resulting in errors.


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Rob (SA)
11-21-2006, 05:48 AM
Hi "Naval",

From the postings you seems to be the genius on forms - well done.

I have recently started building a site and have forms in itthat members fill in.

Some of our requirements are that it must send the info back as it is presented on the form page. Currently it only sends/ submits the info in the field boxes. How do I fix this?

We would like the data submitted to be captured in an excel spreadsheet for manipulation later. Is this difficult and how does one get to do that without website knowledge?

I hope you can help.

Kind Regards
ROb

navaldesign
11-21-2006, 06:07 AM
If you mean the formatting of the text message that you receive, a basic formatting can be done, by creating a custom made script. So the message arrives to you with your labels, formatted in a certain order etc. However, there is only one way to have excactly the same look, would be that of somehow storing the info sent (either in a database or a file) and then, have on your site, a page, whith excactly the same format of your form page. The info in the boxes will be retreived from the file (or database) and automatically placed in the relevant boxes.

As for the excel file: yes, you can have one automatically created, and each new submission gets added in the file. When you need the latest (more complete, with all the records) file, you simply download it from your site.
Here again, the Database solution is best. All the data is stored in the website Database, and you can have lots of browsing, categorising and exporting features. You will also be able to export in most of the commonly used formats, and download the exported file ion your desktop for further manipulation.

Unfortunately, these things require knowledge in order to create the application as required. If you are interested in having someone do it for you, contact (http://www.navaldesign.info/feedback13.html) me.

Rob (SA)
11-21-2006, 06:23 AM
Thanks for replying so promptly.

I was also thinking of another option in that by submission it does a screen dump to a .pdf file which is then delivered as an email for my administrators receipt and can then be printed as a hard copy.

Obviously the data capture protion would need to be handled as you suggest.

Regards
Rob

navaldesign
11-21-2006, 06:41 AM
I'm afraid that this can't be done. Php can convert a file (with text, images etc) in PDF, but is has to be a FILE, not a screen. What can be done, as told you, is that the script that processes the info, will send you an email with a link: as soon as you click on that link, a page - excactly the same, or anyway, very similar to the original form - will come up on your screen, and you will be able to print it.

Another approach - a bit complicated - would be that of creating a html file like the welcome mail you received from VH, with all the info included. This, would then be emailed wherever you want, and then it could be printed. I beleive that the online solution is the simplest.

Rob (SA)
11-21-2006, 08:17 AM
Thanks for that reply.

I was wondering if you could help me with another?

I have saved slides from power point to seperate files .jpg and inserted them into a ad banner rotater.

The effect of doing this reduces the quality of the slides.

Is there just as easy a method in doing this without loosing quality of the original slide?

Regards
Rob

navaldesign
11-21-2006, 08:42 AM
There are two cases here:

1. You have created your banner rotator of such dimensions, that it is forced to enlarge the pictures. By enlarging, the quality is lower. If this is the case, the only way is to use the original picture files, which should be at higher resolution.
2. PP probably has an internal algorithm which allows it to save the pictures with a high compression ratio, still being able to represent them at an acceptable quality (Just as Word does). Using the same images with another software (like BV) which doesn't have the relevant algorithm, will produce poor quality. You can trick the thing though: start the PP presentation, and capture the images from your screen. Save them and use them for the banner rotator.

Rob (SA)
11-22-2006, 06:31 AM
Hi "Naval",

Thanks for your help yesterday re:from - email - problem solved.

I have found some script for a rolling gallery - however when I try to change the place to find the files it doesnt change them.

I attach a portion of the script that maybe you can see where I am making my mistake.

//Specify the slider's width (in pixels)
var sliderwidth="1500px"
//Specify the slider's height
var sliderheight="200px"
//Specify the slider's slide speed (larger is faster 1-10)
var slidespeed=2
//configure background color:
slidebgcolor="#EAEAEA"

//Specify the slider's images
var leftrightslide=new Array()
var finalslide=''
leftrightslide[0]='<a href="Z:/Resizepics/dsc01632.jpg" border=1></a>'
leftrightslide[1]='<a href="Z:/Resizepics/dsc01634.jpg" border=1></a>'
leftrightslide[2]='<a href="http://"><img src="dynamicbook3.gif" border=1></a>'
leftrightslide[3]='<a href="http://"><img src="dynamicbook4.gif" border=1></a>'
leftrightslide[4]='<a href="http://"><img src="dynamicbook5.gif" border=1></a>'

//Specify gap between each image (use HTML):
var imagegap=" "



Where it reads leftslide[0] and leftslide [1] - those are the lines i have ammended to try make it work.Z being my drive and the remainder being the description of the file.

Can you help.

Regards
Rob

navaldesign
11-22-2006, 06:46 AM
This is not simply the image source (which is not your drive, but the images uploaded to your site) but a link to the image file. I beleive that if you place the script and the images in the same folder, that should be:

leftrightslide[0]='<a href="http://"><img src="dsc01632.jpg" border=1></a>'

and so on.
The image dsc01632.jpg as well as all other images must be uploaded using FTP in the same folder where the script is

Rob (SA)
11-22-2006, 07:28 AM
Thanks "Naval"

We have got it to work

Regards
Rob

Rob (SA)
11-22-2006, 09:58 AM
HI "Naval",

With your help this is what I have managed to get right so far.

If you could comment it would be great.

http://www.oryan-projects.com/gallery.html

Regards
Rob

navaldesign
11-22-2006, 01:16 PM
Hi Rob,

to be honest, i can see the slide, but no pictures in it. Just X where the pics were supposed to be.

Rob (SA)
11-22-2006, 04:23 PM
Sorry - its probably because my files and script are not in the same folder hence me being able to see what I have done (even on the Web) and you not be abl;e to veiw it as the files are not accesible to you.

How do I load these files to the "same" folder?

navaldesign
11-22-2006, 06:47 PM
Use BlueFTP. Connect, find the folder whwre the script is, then upload the images in the same folder.

Rob (SA)
11-22-2006, 08:58 PM
I am really feeling quite stupid.

Everyone refers to BlueFTP. Where do I locate it and how do I install it?

Regards
Rob

Rob (SA)
11-22-2006, 09:17 PM
Ok I have found the site under the tools directory.

I have gone through the tutorial and the files that are to be used - *.jpg's files are all listed in the Public_html. . . .

I presume this is correct (actually not sure)

HELp is required

Regards
ROb

navaldesign
11-22-2006, 09:26 PM
Hi Rob,

it is difficult to give you specific help without the script installation instructions. Just to check, is the script also in public_html ? or is it implemented directly in the page ?

Rob (SA)
11-22-2006, 09:28 PM
hi "Naval",

It is implimented in the page.

Regards
Rob

navaldesign
11-22-2006, 09:35 PM
Rob, i need either more information on the script, or access to your account to check. If you wish, use myform (http://www.navaldesign.info/feedback13.html) to dend me your details (IP username password) so i can loggin and check

Rob (SA)
11-22-2006, 09:54 PM
Sent as requested

navaldesign
11-22-2006, 11:09 PM
Ok Rob, i'll have a look in the morning

Rob (SA)
11-23-2006, 05:37 AM
Thanks your help is most appreciated.

Regards
Rob

navaldesign
11-23-2006, 06:27 AM
Problem fixed. You have mail.

Rob (SA)
11-23-2006, 09:07 AM
Have managed to veiw it once and it worked.

I have since tried and I am back to the original problem.

I see in the Public_html folder all the files start "DSC...." where in the script they start "dsc...." I accept this to be what you described to me earlier and that this is correct - since you fixed it.

I might be overwritting it when I publish a new or I am not veiwing the files in the same folder as you are on the server.

Please advise

Regards
Rob

Rob (SA)
11-23-2006, 07:37 PM
HI "Naval",

Welcome back online - DO I have to reload and resize all the pictures that you adjusted - I still cant veiw them.

Regards
Rob

navaldesign
11-23-2006, 08:45 PM
No, your pictures show up ok. Maybe it's just your browser cacheing. Hit F5 sometimes to refresh.

As for the files, they were in your public_html folder, as well as the page with the script.

Rob (SA)
11-25-2006, 08:10 PM
Thanks "Naval",

It seems I am getting into this process with a bit of trail and error.

I see its working - great .

Chat to you again soon

Regards
Rob (SA)

tommymy
02-16-2007, 10:16 PM
How can I add calculations to ABVFP? I haven't set up the form yet.I want to make a form that calculates what you save when you use my services.http://www.my-solicitor.net. Tommy.

navaldesign
02-16-2007, 10:20 PM
No. You need a custom made script for that, or - i beleive - FMP. Have a look at http://www.dbtechnosystems.com/loggin_pricing.php to see how this form makes the calculations. If you are interested, contact me (http://www.dbtecgnosystems.com/contact.php).

davidundalicia
02-17-2007, 01:49 AM
How can I add calculations to ABVFP? I haven't set up the form yet.I want to make a form that calculates what you save when you use my services.http://www.my-solicitor.net. Tommy.
I get this message when trying out your site:

- The certificate for "www.my-solicitor.net" is signed by the unknown Certificate Authority "Secure Business Services CA". It is not possible to verify that this is a valid certificate

qorane
02-20-2007, 12:08 PM
thank you blue voda
I've createad a simple forum but i think i made some mistakes everything is going allright but when the user filled the forum i can't see the details of that forum see this link please
www.qorane.net/foom.htm (http://www.qorane.net/foom.htm)
thank you

navaldesign
02-20-2007, 12:43 PM
thank you blue voda
I've createad a simple forum but i think i made some mistakes everything is going allright but when the user filled the forum i can't see the details of that forum see this link please
www.qorane.net/foom.htm (http://www.qorane.net/foom.htm)
thank you

Your pages and form are not created with BlueVoda. However, that is not important. You have the action of the form set to "mailto: .....". If you read BlueVoda Form Tutorial 1 (http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/forms/9349-bluevoda-forms-tutorial-part-1-a.html) all this is well explained.

You need a php script to process your form. You can also use Advanced BlueVoda Form Processor (http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/forms/12794-advanced-bluevoda-form-processor.html) which has so many features.

tommymy
04-19-2007, 04:22 PM
I get this message when trying out your site:

- The certificate for "www.my-solicitor.net" is signed by the unknown Certificate Authority "Secure Business Services CA". It is not possible to verify that this is a valid certificate
What can I do to fix this? Do you still get this message?
Thanks for letting me know.
When I click on the padlock I get the full details of the certificates.
Tommy. www.my-solicitor.net (http://www.my-solicitor.net)

Windameer Farm
04-20-2007, 11:18 PM
Naval,

I'm trying to build an order for that has 5 item pages and a page for there info and then the payment/action page witch we talked about on the other form. is there away for them to skip going to all the pages if they only want to order from one?

Jolen

navaldesign
04-21-2007, 06:52 AM
This is normally done with a shopping cart. A multipage form, can be used as order form, but you need to know what and how to do it, it is not as simple. You would need to place different submit buttons (Checkout - Go on shopping) then in the next page have a script that will be able to see what the visitor has clicked and respond accordingly.

What you are trying to do here is a mini shopping cart. As such, it has some aspects that need hand coding by someone who can plan it and then code it. If you don't have this experience, you should either use one of the many shopping carts around, or have this custom script made by someone.

Windameer Farm
04-21-2007, 01:53 PM
This is normally done with a shopping cart. A multipage form, can be used as order form, but you need to know what and how to do it, it is not as simple. You would need to place different submit buttons (Checkout - Go on shopping) then in the next page have a script that will be able to see what the visitor has clicked and respond accordingly.

What you are trying to do here is a mini shopping cart. As such, it has some aspects that need hand coding by someone who can plan it and then code it. If you don't have this experience, you should either use one of the many shopping carts around, or have this custom script made by someone.


Thank you for takeing your time to exsplain this to me. I was thinking it was something like that . since I have all the pages connected now and working except for the last witch get and error. I think I'll see if someone in vodabid would be intresed in the scriting part. Thank you and your right I'm not experinced in this.

Jolen

navaldesign
04-21-2007, 05:04 PM
As i explained in my email, this by far exceeds what i can do on a forum help basis. If you are interested (as you say, by posting in bodabids) to have this done on a prof basis, you can contact me.

Windameer Farm
04-21-2007, 11:30 PM
Sosrry navaldesign I didn't get your e-mail it propbly got cought up in my providers spam catcher. I understand that this is to much to do as a help basis. I'll need a few days to see what funds i have to work with when I find out I'll contact you threwyour site. if you want to resent the e-mail you can try jolen@windameer.com .

peterbaldwin
06-13-2007, 10:23 AM
Hi

BlueVoda Forms Video Tutorial Part 1 shows the htmlcode being inserted between head tag, while later on down the same page it is shown as being inserted at the beginning of the body - Which is correct or can both be used?

Thanks

navaldesign
06-13-2007, 09:24 PM
If you are talking about the Multipage form (as per tutorial in my signature) there are quite detailed instructions as to how and where you place it. I suppose you do, because you have posted in the Multipage Form Tutorial Thread. If not, and you ate talking about a simple form, the php script can be placed anywhere in the thank you (action) page html, it is not important where. And it is NOT html code, it is php code.

peterbaldwin
06-22-2007, 05:02 PM
Thank you

camille
06-28-2007, 03:01 AM
Naveldesign,

I was ok until we got to page two. Is this a continuation page from page one. and how do I create it from page 1.

Ming www.mingshouseoffashion.com (http://www.mingshouseoffashion.com)

I want my page shoegallery to create the illusion that there is more than one page there. Please look at my site and tel me what I need to do.

navaldesign
06-28-2007, 07:14 AM
I don't see what a multipage form has to so with your product gallery. What you want to do is create separate pages (each one with some of your products) and link them together with ANY type of link (like Previous / next arrows, or Previous/Next text links, or even Previous/next buttons).

You simply create and link your pages as you would do for any other pages of your site.

You can also use a single, long page and use bookmarks to move from a part of the page to another.

ArtisanPerfumer
06-30-2007, 07:54 AM
I haven't yet begun building my site, but in contemplating and researching shopping cart, form, database, etc. options, I ran across a program that converts Excel spreadsheets into html or php forms for the Web. I'm wondering if the product can sync up with a database (maybe QB?) for providing the power that shopping carts can provide. I'm guessing so...If I remember correctly, Excel can sync up with databases. And if that has been done prior to the conversion of the Excel file for use on the Web, maybe it'd fly.

Here is a link to a sample (converted) form.
http://www.xleverywhere.com/samples/order_form/order_form1.htm

Here is a link to some information about the product that creates the conversion.
http://www.xleverywhere.com/samples/order_form/order_form.htm


Regards,
Perfumer (feeling overwhelmed by what I don't yet know about website creation)

bluerovers
11-02-2007, 12:32 PM
hi there

i would like to send a multi-page form to a datadase using ABVFP, but i am a little unsure how to do this? could you just run me through it please?

thanks lots

navaldesign
11-02-2007, 12:59 PM
You must create your forms as per Multipage Form Tutorial. The last page form action, AND ONLY THIS, must be set to send the info to ABVFP.

mrmagoo144
11-02-2007, 11:05 PM
hello Naval;
I am using the ABVFP software. this tutorial is for forms not being used with that software. Is that correct?
Thanks.
mrmagoo144

bluerovers
11-02-2007, 11:50 PM
hi naval

i thought as much, thanks for the help

navaldesign
11-03-2007, 12:51 AM
I am using the ABVFP software. this tutorial is for forms not being used with that software. Is that correct?
Thanks.
mrmagoo144

ABVFP can process ANY form, single or multipage. If you follow this tutorial to build a Multipage form, simply set the last form (last page) action to be the ABVFP.

Dr. Ibanez
12-25-2007, 08:22 PM
Navaldesign, I have a problem. I created a fill-in form for my clients (http://www.serviciosdeimigracion.com/visaapp.html) but when I try to fill in the info, the curser will not go from intake field to intake field in order, and in fact it avoids 2 of the fields altogether. I've done about 3 hours of trials and errors, watched all videos, and nothing works! Is there anything I can do short of spending two days again constructing a new one?

second problem: when you see this form, it is quite long. Next year, I'm planning on doing this form in short takes, for example question by question, as some people have requested that in the past. I assume that the multipage form explained in the tutorial is one way I could accomplish that, right? by simply going from one to another until the end, I can take the client by the hand and make it easier for people who gets confused when seeing many questions at the same time.

Thanks for your help. I've read all your posts and spent time here and I've learned a lot. I'm new to Bluevoda but in 3 weeks I've done more, and accomplished more, than my previous 12 years straight with another service provider.


Dr. Julian Ibanez
12/25/07
San Francisco, CA
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!

Andy128
12-25-2007, 10:32 PM
Dr Ibanez,

This thread explains how to fix that-

http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/forms/26733-things-form-wrong-order.html?highlight=move+front


Cheers-
Andy

VFRodriguez
01-07-2008, 04:57 PM
If I were to make an Independent .php code to that receives the variables of the submit button, what do I have to take into consideration? I have two web pages. One is hosted by vodahost but the other is on another registrar. Since I use BlueVoda, the ending code is .PHP.BVD. What can I do?

VFRodriguez
01-07-2008, 08:27 PM
I have two websites. One is hosted on Vodahost.
The other was made on another registrar but I am using BlueVoda.
How can I make the form and action.php since Bluevoda does not permit .html nor .php extensions in their files?

navaldesign
01-07-2008, 08:43 PM
I suppose that you need to do these two pages the same way that you are creating the rest of the pages of the non VH site: by either using another website builder, or coding them directly, if you know html.