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Form Validation

Discussion in 'PHP' started by starr05, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. starr05

    starr05 New Member

    I am new to php and I was suggested that I use form validation in my php, but I dont know how. Anyone willing to help?

    This is what I got so far that works:

    PHP:

    <?php
    $first_name
    =$_POST['name'];
    $email_address=$_POST['email'];
    $subject=$_POST['subject'];
    $message=$_POST['text'];

    mail("myemailaddres@gmail.com","Subject: $subject",
    $message,"From: $first_name <$email_address>");

    echo 
    "Thank you for using our mail form.<br/>";
    echo 
    "Your email has been sent.";
    ?>


     
  2. pein87

    pein87 New Member

    Basically you need to validate the data being send to the script. You can find a bunch of free validaters for text, email, phone numbers, ip etc...
     
  3. starr05

    starr05 New Member

    Thanks! :happy:
     
  4. c_user

    c_user New Member

    The above code sends an email to e-mail address provided by the user..
     
  5. raju_mars

    raju_mars New Member

    Your website user send mail to u....
     

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