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CGI-EMAIL configuration

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by billau, Jul 31, 2004.

  1. billau

    billau Well-Known Member

    Dec 24, 2003
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    Brisbane, Australia
    CGI EMail is a simple, easy-to-use script that takes the results of any form and sends them to you via email. CGIEmail is already installed (almost exactly like FormMail but less restrictive)

    To configure CGI EMail:

    Create an HTML form with a number of named input fields.

    Create an email template (a .txt file) that displays the format in which you want your form information displayed in the email. Make sure all your form name codes are one word and in square brackets [].

    Upload the .txt and form files to your site.

    Go to your cgi-bin directory and change the file permissions on cgiemail to 755.

    Test the script. The cgiecho script is designed for testing online, so you do not have to wait for email to be sent or received.

    The action form field had to be specified as

    Please check for cgiemail user guide.

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