Join Paul Trani for an in-depth discussion in this video Sending contact form content, part of Creating a First Web Site with Dreamweaver CS6.
Adding forms to your website is done pretty easily using Dreamweaver.…As you can see here on the contact page, I've added a couple of text fields…right here, and even a text area component and a Submit button, ultimately…making up this contact form.…So you can add these components using Dreamweaver, but what happens when you…hit that Submit button?…Well, it needs to send that data to an email address,…as it needs to send that data to a middleware page that does the processing.…
Usually it's a PHP page or a Perl script, and that middleware page is usually…provided by your hosting company.…So I'm going to go to my hosting company. It happens to be godaddy.com, not that…I'm promoting them. I just want to point out what they have available to you.…Under Tools, there is this Form Mail.…So any form that is created on your site will send that data to this email…address using GoDaddy. So that they make it really easy; just enter in your email,…and that's good to go there.…
So, check with your hosting company, see if they have some sort of form script…
- Understanding basic web principles
- Adding content to a web page
- Linking to web sites and email addresses
- Styling content with CSS
- Creating a layout that fits multiple browsers and devices
- Building an HTML5 layout
- Inserting images and video
- Adding a menu bar
- Creating a contact form
- Integrating a Twitter feed
- Uploading and testing a web site
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Where do I learn more about how to make a website?
A: Discover more on this topic by visiting how to make a website on lynda.com.
Photoshop CS6 for Web Designers (2012)with Justin Seeley4h 56m Appropriate for all
1. Understanding Web Site Design
2. Creating a Web Page
3. Stylizing Content
4. Creating a Flexible Layout
5. Adding Navigation and Pages
6. Adding a Portfolio
7. Using Content from Other Sources
8. Creating a Contact Form
9. Testing and Uploading
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