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    'Secure e-mail' form?

    Anyone know if this page is outdated: http://www.w3schools.com/php/php_secure_mail.asp
    Is that all you need to do to secure your form?

    If not, what other measures should be taken to make sure your email form is secure?

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    Thats actually pretty unsecure.

    Here are some good reads:
    http://www.stevedawson.com/article0015.php
    The one found here is probably one of the better ones. I use many of the techniques discussed in it on my contact form.
    http://www.phpbuilder.com/columns/ia...n20060412.php3
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    What all are the fields you would like in the form?
    Last edited by pixencom; 05-14-2008 at 10:10 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by _Aerospace_Eng_ View Post
    Thats actually pretty unsecure.

    Here are some good reads:
    http://www.stevedawson.com/article0015.php
    The one found here is probably one of the better ones. I use many of the techniques discussed in it on my contact form.
    http://www.phpbuilder.com/columns/ia...n20060412.php3
    Yah I was wondering I never saw people using filter sanitize email before lol. I'll read up on those. Thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by pixencom View Post
    What all are the fields you would like in the form?
    Very basic, so name, email, and a message. Is there a difference?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeaTearGriffin View Post
    Very basic, so name, email, and a message. Is there a difference?
    Yes as you need to validate against different inputs. For example if you wanted a phone number in your form, you would need to make sure its a possible valid phone number. If you have a comments form you would want to make sure that any links or html wasn't put into the comments area. You may want to try some form of captcha while this isn't full proof, its better.
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