e-mail form-data to e-mail with php..?how?

2013-04-27  Source: Original Site  Category:PHP  Views:0 


I've got a simple form with 2 fields where user will enter name and e-mail..

<form name="formcheck" method="post" action="test.php" onSubmit="return formCheck(this);">

<p align="center">&nbsp;</p>
<p align="center"> <font face="Americana BT">Navn</font>
<input type="text" name="FirstName">
<p align="center"><font face="Americana BT">E-mail</font>
<input type="text" name="email">
<p align="center">
<input name="Submit" type="submit" id="Submit" value="Ja takk, jeg vil motta nyhetsbrev per mail">

on the test.php page I've got the following php-code. But it will not work, as in I don't receive an e-mail... I've learned php on beginner level at uni 9 months ago, but haven't used it since..

<title>Untitled Document</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">



$to = "[email protected]";
$re = "Purchase receipt";
$message = '$firstname'.','.'$email';

mail ($to, $re, $message);


Will appreciate all help

ps: the onSubmit-action will not work either... it did work before I started messing around with php...
got the onSubmit-action from DynamicDrive.com


<script language="JavaScript">

* Required field(s) validation v1.10- By NavSurf
* Visit Nav Surf at http://navsurf.com
* Visit http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ for full source code

function formCheck(formobj){
// Enter name of mandatory fields
var fieldRequired = Array("FirstName", "email");
// Enter field description to appear in the dialog box
var fieldDescription = Array("Navn", "email");
// dialog message
var alertMsg = "Vennligst fyll inn manglende felt:\n";

var l_Msg = alertMsg.length;

for (var i = 0; i < fieldRequired.length; i++){
var obj = formobj.elements[fieldRequired];
if (obj){
case "select-one":
if (obj.selectedIndex == -1 || obj.options[obj.selectedIndex].text == ""){
alertMsg += " - " + fieldDescription + "\n";
case "select-multiple":
if (obj.selectedIndex == -1){
alertMsg += " - " + fieldDescription + "\n";
case "text":
case "textarea":
if (obj.value == "" || obj.value == null){
alertMsg += " - " + fieldDescription + "\n";
if (obj.type == undefined){
var blnchecked = false;
for (var j = 0; j < obj.length; j++){
if (obj[j].checked){
blnchecked = true;
if (!blnchecked){
alertMsg += " - " + fieldDescription + "\n";

if (alertMsg.length == l_Msg){
return true;
return false;
// -->


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