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I have the following html code for a form;

<form action="email.php" method ="POST" >
      <label>Name</label><br>
      <input type="text" value="" class="form" name ="name"><br>
      
      <label>Email</label><br>
      <input type="text" value="" class="form" name ="email"><br>
      
      <label>Message</label><br>
        <textarea rows ="3" class ="form" name ="message"></textarea>
        
        <label></label><br>
        <input type="submit" value="submit">
        </form>

the form has the action of a file called email.php-this file is meant to send the users details to an email address using the mail function. It contains the following;

<html>
<body>
Thankyou <?php echo $_POST["name"]. ","; ?> <br>
<?php echo $_POST["email"]; ?> Will be contacted soon.
<?php
$to = "example@example.com";
$name = $_POST["name"];
$email =$_POST["email"];
$message = $_POST["message"];
$subject="Web Design";
$headers = 'From:'. $email . "\r\n" .
    'Reply-To:'. $name . "\r\n" .
    'X-Mailer: PHP/' . phpversion();
mail($to, $subject, $message, $headers)

header("Location: index.html")?>

</body>
</html>

I have tried the code with a working email address however none of it seems to work- what happens is when the submit button is clicked the user is redirected a plain white page ("/email.php"). Looking for help urgently.  shocked.gif cry.gif

Kind Regards,

R.

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Just a thought, have you added 

<?php session_start(); ?>

at the beginning of your email.php?

 

You'll also want to keep the user on that page for a few seconds before redirecting to index.html as you'll want them to see the notice you've written, so add

header ("refresh: 5; url=index.html");

 instead of 

header("Location: index.html");
Edited by Bottyz

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Just a thought, have you added 

session_start();

at the beginning of your email.php?

 

You'll also want to keep the user on that page for a few seconds before redirecting to index.html as you'll want them to see the notice you've written, so add header

header ("refresh: 5; url=index.html");

 instead of 

header("Location: index.html");

Thanks for the response changed the code to this;

<html>
<body>
<?php session_start();?>
Thankyou <?php echo $_POST["name"]. ","; ?> <br>
<?php echo $_POST["email"]; ?> Will be contacted soon.
<?php
$to = "example@example.com";
$name = $_POST["name"];
$email =$_POST["email"];
$message = $_POST["message"];
$subject="Web Design";
$headers = 'From:'. $email . "\r\n" .
    'Reply-To:'. $name . "\r\n" .
    'X-Mailer: PHP/' . phpversion();
mail($to, $subject, $message, $headers)


( "refresh:5;url=index.html" );?>


</body>
</html>

and the exact same thing has happened- a static white page is displayed. 

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For a start the session_start needs to go above everything else.

The blank page would normally mean you've missing a semi colon or similar (best to check error logs for specifics) my guess would be the missing semi-colon from:

mail($to, $subject, $message, $headers)

should be:

mail($to, $subject, $message, $headers);

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