is a generic www form to email gateway. It will parse the results of
any form you create with HTML and send them to the specified user.
FormMail.pl is a Perl script and it has many formatting and
operational options, most of which can be specified through the
form, meaning you don't need any programming knowledge or multiple
scripts for multiple forms.
Information about the dangers of having an unsecured
FormMail CGI script installed on your web site may be found in the
following security alerts:
Please be sure to read the following before installing FormMail:
To Setup FormMail.pl follow these steps:
Create your form using HTML.
Download the latest"FormMail.pl" You can download FormMail.pl from here.
Unzip the files to any directory on your computer.
A Readme file is contained in the download, please carefully follow
Once FormMail is setup:
You will need to edit your form so that it can execute the script.
You do this by editing the "form action" statement in the
form to point to the path where FormMail.pl resides. For example, if
you are going to place FormMail.pl in your cgi-bin directory, you
need to edit the "form action" statement to read:
Also make sure that the method is "post."
Upload FormMail.pl to your server in ASCII mode.
Changing the permissions for FormMail.
FormMail requires that you make
it executable. Many FTP applications allow you to change a file to
executable by right-clicking the file on the remote system and
clicking CHMOD. FormMail requires a CHMOD setting of 755.