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Download Link In Submitted Email

Thread began 7/06/2012 3:34 pm by ebonixs | Last modified 7/09/2012 1:34 pm by Jason Byrnes | 785 views | 4 replies |

ebonixs

Download Link In Submitted Email

Hi WA Community, I'm wondering if there is a way to include a download link in the email you would get from your website's contact form. The link will be relative to the upload feature in the form.

For example, if a computer user submits information through the contact form (using CSS Form Builder) and includes a file to be uploaded. I would like to receive the email with a link of what the end user intended to upload to server to be viewed, and/or heard.

Has anyone tried this...?

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

You can attach the file to the email if you like, or you can add a link to the file in the email.

When you add File Upload to the page, look in the bindings panel. There is a binding group called WA Uploaded Files (Name of File Field). In this binding group is a binding for server file name and server directory.

In the Universal Email behavior, click the paper Clip icon to add an attachment. For the Enter value option, click the lightning bolt icon, from the bindings panel, expand the Uploaded Files binding group, and select the Server Directory, then copy the server directory binding code and select the server file name binding. You will need to past the server directory binding code in front of the server file name binding code.


If you would like to add a link to the file in the email, you will need to use the Server File Name binding in the link path:

<a href="http://yourDomain.com/uploadpath/<server file name binding>">Click here to download</a>

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ebonixs

Hi Jason,

I'm following your instructions and some of the terminologies used in your post above appears different to what I am seeing. I am using CSS Form Builder 2.0.1.

Also somethings don't make sense to me... for instance...

"For the Enter value option, click the lightning bolt icon, from the bindings panel, expand the Uploaded Files binding group, and select the Server Directory, then copy the server directory binding code and select the server file name binding."

I cannot click outside of the WA CSS Form Builder Popup box until I complete the form. So selecting anything in the bindings panel in the middle of that process is disabled.

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ebonixs

I've followed your instructions up until the Pop Up Box "Select Data Bindings" in the "Create Email Message: Attachments". What I don't see is the "Uploaded Files binding group" stated in your response. What I see in the Bindings are the following: Session, Current Working Form, and Server Variables. When searching through the three stated. I can't find the server directory you speak of. What must I do?

Within the "Server Variables" I've found "SCRIPT_FILENAME"... Could this be the "Server File Name"?

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

send a copy of your page please.

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