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Help Please with contact form to send email

Postby beenice » Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:42 am

Hello people
I am brand new to php and......
Having made a captcha that worked I tried to send an email to an email address and these errors came up - could anyone please let me know what the problem may be please, I would appreciate it very much:-

Warning: mail() [function.mail]: Failed to connect to mailserver at "localhost" port 25, verify your "SMTP" and "smtp_port" setting in php.ini or use ini_set() in C:\wamp\www\php_myproject\html-contact-form.php on line 52

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at C:\wamp\www\php_myproject\html-contact-form.php:52) in C:\wamp\www\php_myproject\html-contact-form.php on line 54

Here is the coded section from line 34

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34 if(empty($errors))
{
36 //send the email
37 $to = $your_email;
38 $subject="New form submission";
39 $from = $your_email;
40 $ip = isset($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']) ? $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] : '';
41
42 $body = "A user $name submitted the contact form:\n".
43 "Name: $name\n".
44 "Email: $visitor_email \n".
45 "Message: \n ".
46 "$user_message\n".
47 "IP: $ip\n";
48
49 $headers = "From: $from \r\n";
50 $headers .= "Reply-To: $visitor_email \r\n";
51
52 mail($to, $subject, $body,$headers);
53
54 header('Location: thank-you.html');
}
}

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Re: Help Please with contact form to send email

Postby rupali » Tue Nov 08, 2011 11:00 pm

Reasons of errors :

1) you are executing this script on localhost and mail function will not work, it just only executes on server.

2) This code is missing,
$headers = "MIME-Version: 1.0" . "\r\n";
$headers .= "Content-type:text/html;charset=iso-8859-1" . "\r\n";

Type this code before,
$headers. = 'From: '. $from . "\r\n";


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