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How do I create a simple form and include captcha?

Thread began 4/15/2010 6:52 am by john275907 | Last modified 4/21/2010 9:36 am by Jason Byrnes | 1393 views | 3 replies |

john275907

How do I create a simple form and include captcha?

Update to original...
I have two questions:
First, I have used CSS FB to create a new form (I gave up attempting to edit an existing one!). The form has Captcha and I have included std client side validations to the basic txt fields and have the form's action pointing to the same file. The question I have is how to re-direct the form when the server side validation of the captcha field passes without error.

Second, I see in the documentation it is possible to "Modify the Design" - I would like to tweak the captcha presentation. The docs show an interface to modify various form elements but I cant find where to get at these. I have tried selecting the form in Design View and then selected the various Edit options in DW's Properties, but that just takes me to the same screens I had when I was setting up the form. How do I edit the captcha (or any other element's) properties.

UPDATE: I figured out the trick on editing the Form Design. Still need some advice on how to code the re-direct when server validation has passed.

Attached is a form file created using the default Secure Login template. This file is quite different to another I created from scratch for the actual requirement in the PHP code at the top of the file.
For example, the attached file includes:
if (isset($_POST["Securelogin_submit"])) {
$WAFV_Redirect = "subscribe-css-3.php?invalid=true"; NOTE that subscribe-css-3.php is the file with the form

Whereas the file I created from scratch includes:
if (isset($_POST["Default_submit"]) && !isset($_GET["invalid"])) {
so since if in the case where the url param invalid is not set - ie: no error detected, I edited the next line shown below to point to the required file if no error encountered viz:
$WAFV_Redirect = "http://www.mysite.com.au/admin/emailmarketer/form.php?form=1";

Thanks.

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subscribe-css-3.zip
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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

you should do any processing of the form data on the form page as well, for example storing the information in a database if that is your goal.

In the server behaviors that you apply to process the form information, you can set a page to redirect to after that behavior has executed.

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john275907

Redirect after server validation

Thanks for your comment Jason

I guess I did not make my point clear. What I am driving at here is that I used the CSS FB to create a standard Secure Login form. This includes client side as well as server side validation. The main server side validation is captcha. There was no provision for a re-direct once the captcha was accepted. The only re-direct I am asked for is to specify the action page for the form. Nowhere was there provision for entering a redirect when server validations were accepted. So the question remains - where and how do I code the re-direct. The orginal file was included in my previous post.

Many thanks again.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

for the log in form to act as a logi n form, there needs top be a log in server behavior applied.


you can use the Dreamweaver Authenticate user behavior, or the Security Assist Authenticate Users server behavior.

In either of those server behaviors, there is a place for you to specify the page to redirect after the user has logged in.

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