Make a contact us box in HTML

By focus_water
Jan 24, 2007
  1. how do a make a part where people can send me an email on a website but i dont want it so its just a link and outlook opens.
    i want it to look like this

    not sure if that link will work but it works for me. i only need it to have there email address, there name and the message.
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415


    I aint no webmaster by any stretch,

    SO this post got edited,,, ha ha

  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,158   +599

    you need HTML and CGI reference material!

     FORM name="ccform" method="POST" [B]action[/B]="server-script-name?p1=x,p2=y..." ...
    whatever is in the action parm (eg server-script-name) executes on your web server machine.

    this would try to popup an email client on the web server (and fail) which is not
    what you want :(

    the CGI server-script-name?p1=x,p2=y,... would be seen on the web server,
    and need to interface with an SMTP interface script, process your p1,p2,... parms, and send the email directly to the smtpd also running on the web server. Google for a SMTP script in your preferred scripting language
  4. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415

    He he told ya I wasnt a webmaster, but it did work as a local file on my laptop, but stupidly I didnt upload it to my site to try it, so post is edited.
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