How to create a fully functional Web contact form

Laurence Svekis, Web technology Instructor

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15 Videos (1h 28m)
    • Webform

      2:22
    • 1 Introduction to creating forms

      3:14
    • 2 Developer Resources

      4:01
    • 3 Create HTML Bootstrap structure

      6:52
    • 4 Create form structure

      8:57
    • 5 Add PHP session holder

      9:18
    • 7 PHP Get Post Data

      11:28
    • 8 AnitSpam Check using PHP

      5:21
    • 9 PHP send Email

      7:03
    • 10 Upload file and send email to email address

      4:31
    • 11 PHP form Fixes

      2:04
    • 13 jQuery Form Check setup

      4:17
    • 14 jQuery Toggle Error messages

      10:01
    • 15 Web Contact Form live Test

      2:49
    • 16 Web Contact Form Tweaks and Adjustments

      5:42

About This Class

How to create a fully functional Web contact form
Step by step guide on how to create a submit-able web form scratch using HTML CSS jQuery Bootstrap and PHP
Web forms are a crucial communication format between your website visitors and you. This course will show you how to build one from scratch! Create a fully functional dynamic web contact form that can be used on any website to collect messages from visitors. Lets your web visitors send you email messages. This form comes complete with several layers of security checks to ensure spam and unwanted emails are not valid.

Form is HTML5 so depending on the input type HTML5 will check for validity.

Security question that get dynamically generated and needs to be filled out correctly before the form contents get sent to your email address

jQuery layer of form field input checks, to ensure all fields have values

PHP back end form Post checks, to ensure all fields have correct content and data can be sent to a selected email address. Also stores values on error so that the visitors don't have to re-enter the values.

Step by step training introducing all the core concepts and development steps to produce a web contact form. Source code is included so that you can follow along and try it out for yourself.

The course covers multiple approaches to form development, and the code is flexible enough to be updated and used for a more specific projects.

HTML - used to setup the form structure
CSS - used at a basic level to create limited styling
Bootstrap - used to help style the form container
jQuery - selecting elements, and looping values
PHP - used to collect posted values, set variables, and send mail function.
See how all these languages can work together to create a complete project

This course is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about setting up a contact form on a website. Everything is included, from an instructor with over 18 years of web development experience.

I'm ready to answer any questions you may have, and here to help you learn about web development.

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Laurence Svekis

Web technology Instructor

Providing Smart digital solutions online since 2001. I am considered a true web technology expert. Having professional experience in a wide range of digital areas. Everything from Search Marketing, Video Marketing, Content creation, User Experience, application architecture, and web programming.

Understanding how users flow through the web and learning what drives users to interact online has been the cornerstone of what I do. The more seamless the process the better the user experienc...

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