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Forms... How to upload to server on "Submit"

by roger1941 / September 26, 2010 6:45 PM PDT

Hi. Grateful for some help. I want to include a form on a web site for clients to fill in their details. Then submit this information to a specific file on the web site host server, not by email. Anybody know if this can be done and if so how?

Many thanks


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Re: submit to server
by Kees Bakker / September 26, 2010 6:49 PM PDT

You can't write from the clients browser to the server directly. So this needs server processing. The details depend on the language used in the server program; could be Java or .Net or PHP for example.

Commonly you have a database (in MySQL or MS SQL Server, for example) to write the data to from your Java, .Net or PHP program.

That's for a starter.


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Forms... How to upload to server on "Submit"
by roger1941 / September 26, 2010 7:02 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: submit to server

Hi Kees. Many thanks for this reply, problem is that I don?t understand it! New to this and not familiar with the abbreviations. Could you maybe point me to a site where I could download the htm/java or whatever from? Or maybe where I can read up on things?

Regards Roger

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by Sovereign Forum moderator / September 27, 2010 4:41 AM PDT
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