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Discussion in 'Web Development & Web Hosting' started by alexdc12, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. alexdc12

    alexdc12 Kilobyte Poster

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    Ok so i made a website and tried adding a email form, so that users can send me a message and it gets emailed to me via php script, i have tried and few and it doesnt email me??? does soemthing need to be set up on the webhost? cos as far as i can see there is no setttings for an email account to send this email to me???
     
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  2. soundian

    soundian Gigabyte Poster

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    Have you set up your SMTP server in php.ini?
     
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  3. alexdc12

    alexdc12 Kilobyte Poster

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    not aware of a php.ini
     
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  4. alexdc12

    alexdc12 Kilobyte Poster

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    im on it now, i think. just installing some php stuff on webserver ill keep u posted
     
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  5. alexdc12

    alexdc12 Kilobyte Poster

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    installed some phpformgenerator but when i click submit i get a server 500 error
     
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  6. Kopite_21

    Kopite_21 Gigabyte Poster Premium Member

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    The 500 Internal Server Error is a "server-side" error, meaning the problem is not with your PC or Internet connection but instead is a problem with the web site's server.
     
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  7. alexdc12

    alexdc12 Kilobyte Poster

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    Yea i know but its not working so i give up!
     
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    You'd never make a developer then! I've spent days trying to find the solution to a single problem
     
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