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Validating form php

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Although making it functional will require a little bit of server-side programming, I’ll be glad to point you in the right direction!

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The most general setting for this is “1” but you can change it to more if you would like.Now we will create our file – This is what will generate the email from the form and actually mail it: Notice our three name tags we have created. The $recipient area will need to be modified to fit YOUR email address where you wish to have the email sent to.You can also modify the other information as needed such as the subject, and success message.Here is a simple example HTML contact form dropdown box: In the example above, we have created a dropdown box with options 1 through 4.The option value will be what is actually submitted, and the Text within the will be what the user actually sees when making a selection.Let’s take a look at our modified PHP that will now have the dropdown box readable.

Notice that we have added “dropdown” as a $_POST variable that will now be sent.

Using the code above – You can insert this directly into your HTML document to create the form itself.

Later we will look at modifying this more and creating something a little more custom.

We will get more into these later when we begin customizing the form even more.

Now since we have the basic idea of the contact form HTML, and tying it together with our PHP to create a basic contact form, I will begin to go a step further and now show how you can customize this form even more to fit your needs for your project.

We will be using the PHP $_POST function, and creating labels for each name that we have created in our form.