View Full Version : Form submitting with Frontpage

11-14-2005, 05:37 PM
I have my site up and going. However when testing my form it doesn't work. What I wanted to begin with is to have the form being submitted to an email, but that's not working.

Do I need to create a file or folder in my /public_html folder and direct the link to that specific file/folder for the forms being submitted to be stored till I retrieve those?

I'm not really sure what I'm doing wrong. Thanks for the help..

11-16-2005, 12:22 AM
your form action can go to either the same page, or a different page. Whichever way you submit it, that page needs to retreive the information from the form. From there you can either record the data in a mysql database, or email it. You will need to learn how to program in php to do this, there is a tutorial on forms, I don't know the link off hand, but im sure in a short time an admin will come along and get you the link

11-16-2005, 06:47 PM
Thanks for the bit of info. I'll have to wait till I'm home to have a look at the tutorials, which I did find. I'll do some tinkering around with the form.

11-16-2005, 07:00 PM
click the below for FrontPage Tutorials straight from Microsoft.


Their is also a tons of information on front page forms on the net. Try
doing a Google search

08-06-2006, 06:32 PM
You can also ask the form to submit the info to a .TXT file which you can download daily or weekly or at your conveniece. The only disadvantage with this is that until you download the file you will not know if the form has been used or not. Daily checking would be recommended if you website is a busy one. don't get me wrong, I hate forms and never use them so my advice is limited compared to others on this forum ;)