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Failing to get capture to validate over two pages

Thread began 9/17/2011 10:38 am by glyn360365 | Last modified 9/19/2011 9:58 am by Jason Byrnes | 804 views | 3 replies |

glyn360365

Failing to get capture to validate over two pages

In a simple contact form which when submitted generates an email (from another page) I am having problems in setting up the validation, and show if.

Once the Captcha is installed and the validation details are entered as per the 'getting started guide' the form action processes regardless when the submit button is clicked.

I understand from another post that some information must be applied to the form's action page - but I am not clear on how or what needs to be done. Can anyone help please?

I've attached the two pages in question.

Thanks

Glyn

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mrs

I've just used this myself for the first time, and here's how I did it.

I had an existing recommendation form that has two universal email functions in it (one for creator, one for recipient), and it also posts into a database the content entered in to the form so the site administrator can see what content is being looked at by site users.

What I have done is add the captcha and do the server validation on the form page. When there is an error in the captcha code, I simply redirect the user to a simple html page that says: 'There was an error in the security code, click here to go back.' (a javascript history back -1).

Basically, the captcha coding needs to be added entirely on the form page as far as I am concerned... I might be wrong, but that is the way it is working for me.

Hope that helps.

Mat

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glyn360365

Thanks for this Mat - I must be doing something blindingly stupid or the plugin isn't working properly.

I can't get the validation to work at all - even redirecting to another page as you suggest - the form redirects as if the capture was completed correctly, whatever the input.

Glyn

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

all form processing must be performed on the forms action page.

Your form on the contact.php page is set to post to the contact 2.php page.<form id="form1" name="form1" method="post" action="contact2.php">


this means that the server validation server behavior must be applied to the contact2.php page to validate the form submission.


see this post for more details:
showpost.php?p=105229&postcount=2

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