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sallyslater
09-23-2007, 02:24 PM
Hi all

I will try to explain myself here!

When the form on my site webuynationwide.co.uk is submitted, it comes through via the clients email account. Im a bit concerned as this could penalise people who dont use outlook, or have problems with their email setup. I just wanted to ask, is there any way to have the form submitted to you without using the clients email?

Thanks in advance for anyone who can help

Cheers

Sally

Watdaflip
09-23-2007, 05:23 PM
You can use a database to store all the information submitted by the form.

There might be a free script on hotscripts.com that does this.

navaldesign
09-23-2007, 09:02 PM
If you have used the mailto: as your form action, this is true. If instead you use a php script to process your form, the mail doesn't come through the client's email account, it comes through your own mailserver. So it is ok.
In fact, this is one of the very known problems with using the mailto: as action for forms. The mail can or can not be sent, depending on the users email client settings, and it is noted in BV Form Tutorial nr 1.

sallyslater
09-24-2007, 08:39 PM
Thanks for the responses guys :)

Navaldesign, i don't suppose you would consider doing the script for my form would you? :s

Best wishes

Sally

navaldesign
09-24-2007, 09:25 PM
Yes, i could. You can contact (http://www.dbtechnosystems.com/contact.php) me through my form if you wish.
However, if you download and Install ABVFP, you can doit yourself easily.

sallyslater
09-24-2007, 11:58 PM
Thanks, i will give it a try myself then, see how i get on

Cheers

Sally