Re: Form posting to other and sending email
From: Thomas A. Rowe (tarowe_at_mvps.org)
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 13:00:15 -0400
Is it possible to have 2Day.com either:
1. return some type of response/value after receiving a post from the site, back to a specific page
on the site which could then complete the processing?
2. return back to a specific page on the site, after receiving a post from the site, which could
then complete the processing?
-- ============================================== Thomas A. Rowe (Microsoft MVP - FrontPage) WEBMASTER Resources(tm) http://www.ycoln-resources.com FrontPage Resources, WebCircle, MS KB Quick Links, etc. ============================================== To assist you in getting the best answers for FrontPage support see: http://www.net-sites.com/sitebuilder/newsgroups.asp "Dennis" <*NoSpamemail@example.com> wrote in message news:9_%xc.1799$NA1.firstname.lastname@example.org... > Yeah, that is the way it usually is but this is a special secure provider. > Credit cards are not processed live, the info is just stored in a secure > area for retrieval later. It is a good and very cheap service ($5.00 nz per > month) and ideal for the tourism industry in NZ as tours and activities can > be cancelled due to weather and proves a nightmare when dealing with refunds > etc. Much better to be able to process the card after the tour has > commenced. > > Therefore there doesn't need to be any approval code. The secure site just > forwards an email with the booking info and prompts to log in and retrieve > the credit card info. We want clients to make a booking but realise that > people can get cold feet when it comes to giving out credit card info and > therefore need to have an email sent before they get to the booking area so > we can personally contact them. > > You'll see how it works if you go to > www.adventurecanterbury.co.nz/booking.htm and test it. Any bookings just go > to me for testing purposes anyway. Cleaver js hardcoded in the page also. > > > "Thomas A. Rowe" <email@example.com> wrote in message > news:uXe0pTwTEHA.firstname.lastname@example.org... > > Dennis > > > > The submission process would need to broken into a least three steps, the > first being to post to the > > credit card processor to get approval, the credit card processor should > provide some type of > > approval code when it returns to your site, if the code is approval, then > based on this code you > > would then post the record the database and then send the email. > > > > ASP mail components can only handle the sending of the email which would > the third step. > > > > -- > > ============================================== > > Thomas A. Rowe (Microsoft MVP - FrontPage) > > WEBMASTER Resources(tm) > > http://www.ycoln-resources.com > > FrontPage Resources, WebCircle, MS KB Quick Links, etc. > > ============================================== > > To assist you in getting the best answers for FrontPage support see: > > http://www.net-sites.com/sitebuilder/newsgroups.asp > > > > "Dennis" <*NoSpamemail@example.com> wrote in message > > news:3vOxc.1693$NA1.firstname.lastname@example.org... > > > Hi Thomas > > > > > > My hosting provider uses AspEmail and Jmail and that has been the option > I > > > could use but the booking form was using a cgi to process the fields and > > > secure card before I took on this web site and hosting contract and > think it > > > would need considerable changes to work with AspEmail. I have looked > into > > > changing it to suit AspEmail but could not find the info I needed to get > the > > > form to send email and then also post to the cfm. My programmer said > that > > > response.redirect wouldn't work. I am using a third party's secure > server > > > and their own cfm and the plan I have is not flexible in the way it > handles > > > the form. The site will completely change in about 2 months to asp.net > as we > > > are developing a new dynamic site for my client. My programmer has > looked > > > into changing the page to asp.net in the meanwhile but gave up after a > few > > > hours as he said he would have to rewrite the whole page. I thought FP > would > > > be a good temp measure to process. I suppose, if I informed the secure > > > hosting to expect the form details to come from > > > http://www.adventurecanterbury.co.nz/_vti_bin/shtml.dll/booking.htm then > > > that might work for the meanwhile. > > > > > > Thanks for your continued untiring support in this news group. > > > > > > "Thomas A. Rowe" <email@example.com> wrote in message > > > news:urGd43jTEHA.firstname.lastname@example.org... > > > > Dennis, > > > > > > > > Since you are using CFM, why don't you use CFM for the complete > process > > > (form and confirmation), and > > > > then use the CDONTS, etc. to process the email, instead of trying to > mix > > > in the use of the FP > > > > extensions in the process? > > > > > > > > -- > > > > ============================================== > > > > Thomas A. Rowe (Microsoft MVP - FrontPage) > > > > WEBMASTER Resources(tm) > > > > http://www.ycoln-resources.com > > > > FrontPage Resources, WebCircle, MS KB Quick Links, etc. > > > > ============================================== > > > > To assist you in getting the best answers for FrontPage support see: > > > > http://www.net-sites.com/sitebuilder/newsgroups.asp > > > > > > > > "Dennis" <*NoSpamemail@example.com> wrote in message > > > > news:N2Dxc.1621$NA1.firstname.lastname@example.org... > > > > > Hi, you are so wonderful here that I am sure your can help me with > this > > > > > problem very quickly and simply. > > > > > > > > > > I want to use FP to send an email so my client knows someone has > made a > > > > > booking and to direct/redirect the form to a secure credit card > > > processing > > > > > area (.cfm page) where they can confirm the booking by giving credit > > > card > > > > > details. I can do one but not the other in FP03. There is a lot > going on > > > in > > > > > the booking page and I don't really want to convert it over to asp > or > > > > > asp.net for the sake of doing these two things. I have tried setting > the > > > > > secure .cfm page as a FP confirmation page but that doesn't work > either. > > > > > Please help > > > > > > > > > > The page is live at www.adventurecanterbury.co.nz/booking.htm > > > > > > > > > > Cheers > > > > > > > > > > Dennis > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >