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From: Pat Asher <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] forms
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2003 16:27:47 -0400
At 09:46 PM 6/6/2003, Leigh-Ann Elliott wrote:
>I'm a bit confused about path names on the input section of a form. Just
>to sort me out, is there any brave soul out there who has a form on their
>site, and doesn't mind me looking at the source code to figure it out?
FORM INPUT processing requires a CGI script. The path name in the FORM
ACTION tag must point to a script on the server. If you are using Front
Page to create your forms, you need to be aware that RootsWeb does not
support Front Page extensions (scripts), so those unmodified forms will not
work at Freepages.
Freepages does offer a form input processing script called MailMerge, which
you can use to send form input to you as an email, or post to a web
page. Elsi's tutorial will get you started: