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. . .The form handling script. .
.<% Dim nName, eEmail, AllOk, bText, Mailer AllOk = True
' We use AllOk to see whether it is Ok to proceed further or not. If AllOk contains "False," we do not proceed. The use of AllOk here may seem needless here, but if there are many fields, it comes handy.
nName = Trim(Request.Form("name"))
eEmail = Trim(Request.Form("email))
If Len(eEmail) = 0 then Response.Write "You cannot submit details without submitting your email. Please press BACK button of your browser and try again."
AllOk = False
If AllOk = True then
bText = "The visitor to web site has entered following details:" & Chr(13) & Chr(10) & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
' We use combination of Chr(13) and Chr(10) to insert line breaks.
bText = bText & "Visitor's Name: " & nName & Chr(13) & Chr(10) bText = bText & "Visitor's Email: " & eEmail
' This section uses SMTP ' Sending email to webmaster.
Set Mailer = Server.CreateObject("SMTPsvg.Mailer) Mailer.FromAddress = eEmail Mailer.FromName = nName Mailer.AddRecipient "Webmaster", "firstname.lastname@example.org" Mailer.RemoteHost = "mail.yourdomain.com" Mailer.Subject = "Form submitted at your web site!" Mailer.BodyText = bText
If Mailer.SendMail then Response.Redirect "thankyou.html" Else Response.Redirect "error.html" End If
Set Mailer = nothing
' This section uses CDONTS ' Sending email to webmaster.
Set Mailer = Server.CreateObject("CDONTS.NewMail") Mailer.From = eEmail Mailer.To = "email@example.com" Mailer.Subject = Form submitted at your web site!" Mailer.Body = bText
If Mailer.Send then Response.Redirect "thankyou.html" Else Response.Redirect "error.html" End If
Set Mailer = nothing
I have demonstrated both CDONTS and SMTP, but you have to use only one. You'll have to ask your web host what to use.
As usual, if you have a doubt, you can write to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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