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HTML Form and PHP
vincentcourtois (0)

Hello, i'm a student and i've been asked to make a website for a project. I would like to make a contact form on a website.

So i have a simple form to send an e-mail. I know i need to use PHP to process the data.

<form action="contact.php" method="POST" > I don't know how to call the contact.php to process the data. I tried to create in the website folder a file named "contact.php" but it doesn't work so i need to create a PHP Code, so another repl, how can i do to link the HTML to the PHP if it's two different repls ? I don't understand this part. Thank you
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timmy_i_chen (935)

We made some updates to PHP (well, we made two new "languages"):

https://repl.it/languages/php_cli - New and improved PHP language for command line interface shenanigans. Supports multiple files and syntax highlighting.
https://repl.it/languages/php7 - PHP Web servers! Just like other hosted repls, this allows you to write websites using PHP.

Enjoy!

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HappyFakeboulde (202)

Are you sure you need to use PHP? Can't you use another backend?
If you can use a different backend language, perhaps make a Python or NodeJS repl, set up Flask or HTTP respectively, and move the HTML files to there.
Then add some systems in the Python/NodeJS for handling the form.

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vincentcourtois (0)

@HappyFakeboulde I found my answer thanks anyway, the PHP in JS,HTML,CSS Repls from repl.it is not supported yet...

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HappyFakeboulde (202)

@vincentcourtois Yes
I'm trying to give you an alternative