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92b66a18deb639030717bd6eb012255b?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
Armant
about 3 years ago

Landing page form

Hi.

I've been trying to work it out for weeks but haven't found a solution yet, could someone please shed some light on why my form isn't submitting the data(mailto action), please.

http://jsbin.com/xawamakele/edit?html,output


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You need a backend language (php) for example to achieve email. mail_to is a link which people can click if they want you an email, so it opens with an email program, it isn't suitable for form submission.

Also, you need server side validation, client side validation is fine for quick check, but it is to easy to crack.

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5ac0e923961bae76e60003bf_9638442
Submitted by
stetim94
about 3 years ago

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92b66a18deb639030717bd6eb012255b?s=140&d=retro Armant about 3 years ago

so ie it is a bit complicated to build a form for a beginner. are there any other solutions, plug ins, frameworks, ...

5ac0e923961bae76e60003bf_9638442 stetim94 about 3 years ago

it is hard, no matter what you use. popular frameworks for web development are djanog and ruby on rails. I am sure there are plugins, many hosting sites offer them (cpanel or alternatives)

92b66a18deb639030717bd6eb012255b?s=140&d=retro Armant about 3 years ago

What is your opion on joomla , Vtiger & espoCRM?

5ac0e923961bae76e60003bf_9638442 stetim94 about 3 years ago

never used any of those, you are going to need to google online reveiws