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Last reply by: Professor Jim Hague
Tue May 14, 2013 3:16 AM

Post by Julie Roeder-Marsh on May 8, 2013

so does this imply that forms should be created in php and referenced rather than putting the form code and it elements/attributes in your html.

I am trying to tweak an older website that has the form in the html. It used to edit errors and now it does nothing to flag errors. I can't find the error. It is apparently beyond my knowledge base at this point. It is using a function to send alerts if the field is not entered, but no alerts are showing up and it transfers to the thank you page even on pressing enter. I am stumped and I have not yet found the solution within these lessons. Any possible assistance would be appreciated.

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Post by Jorge Guerrero on June 30, 2012

You can upload the files to a server or install xampp or wamp

Form Action

  • Once the submit button is pressed, the data is sent to the server for processing
  • Some forms, likecalculators, do not need to go to the browser
  • Back end programming is needed to communicate between a form and server

Form Action

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:10
  • Form 1:41
    • What Happens When You Hit the Submit Buttion
  • Path of Action 3:11
  • Browser Demo 3:42
  • Contact.php 4:47