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Thread began 4/13/2015 11:52 am by russb335115 | Last modified 4/16/2015 3:20 pm by russb335115 | 856 views | 6 replies

Ray BorduinWebAssist

The message does show, but just for a second while the page submits. After submit the page is reloaded.

I think I answered the wrong question to begin with. You don't want to show a message after the page submits, you want to show a message after the page reloads and the submit is processed.

To do that add a url parameter to the form either in the redirect of the email or don't use a redirect and add it to the form action tag itself, so that after the submit the url becomes something like: contact.php?sent=1

Then you can use php code to add a message to the page when that url parameter is present like:

php:
<?php

if (isset($_GET['sent'])) {
?>
show this message when sent.
<?php
}
?>



You can delete the old javascript code onsubmit that I gave you. That would be used if the submit page takes a while to process and you want a message during the submit, or if you were submitting to a hidden iframe.

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