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#1 Yila

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Posted 14 March 2006 - 02:18 PM


I have the following code:

<form action="send.php">
<b>Full Name:</b><br>
<input type="text" name="name" size="25" value="">
<b>Email Address:</b><br>
<input type="text" name="email" size="25" value="">

<input type="text" name="subject" size="35" value="">

<textarea name="message" cols="35" rows="6"></textarea>

<input type="submit" />


$name = $HTTP_POST_VARS['name'];
$email = 'From: '.$HTTP_POST_VARS['email'];
$subject = $HTTP_POST_VARS['subject'];
$message = $HTTP_POST_VARS['message'];

$to = 'jibberish@you.com';
$body = 'Name: '.$name.'\n'
.'E-Mail Address: '.$email.'\n'
.'Message: \n \n'.$message;

mail($to, $subject, $body, $email);

This is the email I get it:

[!--quoteo--][div class=\'quotetop\']QUOTE[/div][div class=\'quotemain\'][!--quotec--]Name: \nE-Mail Address: From: \nMessage: \n \n

Whats wrong?

Thanks. :)

#2 kenrbnsn

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Posted 14 March 2006 - 02:28 PM

What's wrong? Alot...

Read the comments in the following fixed code:
$name = $_POST['name'];  // use the superglobal $_POST
$email = 'From: '.$_POST['email'] . "\n";  // headers need to be terminated with a new-line character
$subject = striplashes($_POST['subject']); // use stripslashes or your email message may be peppered with backslashes
$message = stripslashes($_POST['message']);  // same as above

$to = 'jibberish@you.com';
$body = 'Name: '.$name."\n"
.'E-Mail Address: '.$email."\n"
."Message: \n \n".$message;  // the newline character needs to be surrounded by double quotes or it won't be inserted correctly

mail($to, $subject, $body, $email);


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