|PHP Form Magic FAQ
- What is the main different between PHP Form Magic
and the other form processors available on the
PHP-Form Magic is a stand-alone
application run on your PC, so there is no script
configuration or editing required and you can save your
project to work on later whenever you change something in
your web form , No need to enter any settings again.
Using PHP-Form Magic you can store
submitted data in a flat text file or in a MySQL
Unlike many other similar tools the php scripts
generated from PHP Form Magic are very secure against spammers.
Plus there is no limitation regarding the number of file attachments
- Does PHP Form processor
build forms for me
No PHP Form Magic is not a tool to create web forms, You need
to use your favorite HTML editor to create your HTML form
or use one of our samples then use
PHP Form Magic to create custom PHP scripts to process it. That
way, you can make your forms look and work exactly the way you
- How hard is it to store my form data in a MySQL database and how can I then view my data?
It is not hard at all. You do not need to know anything about php or mysql coding. If your web host provides you with a mysql database all you need to know is your database name, your user name and password and the database server hostname which is usually localhost. If you are unsure simply email your web host to find out this information. This is what you pay them for.
If you select to store your data in a MySQL database in your project file the software will create 3 additional scripts. for
A PHP script named 'setup.php', by running this script once you will be able to create your MySQL table, this script will be generated only if you select to create the MySQL table in step6
A PHP script named 'table_display.php' by displaying this script you will be able to view and navigate the records of your MySQL table.
A PHP script named 'Lib.PHP' containing your MySQL server connection parameters.
- Are there any
limitations in the number of forms that I can process using any
version of PHP Form Magic?
No There is no
limitation regarding the number of web forms you can process using
any version of our software
- I have more than one
file attachment fields on my form, will I be able to receive them
all correctly ?
There is no limitation regarding the
number of file attachments per form, you will be able to receive
all your files correctly even if you have many file attachments in
- The attachments sent to
me are invalid (0kb in size). Why?
didn't add enctype="multipart/form-data" to your <form
- Can PHP Form Magic send
form results to more than one email?
data can be sent to multiple e-mail addresses
- Will my form be secure
against spammers if i use PHP Form Magic?
your form will be very secure against spammers. All the
configuration parameters like destination email address of the
owner's email, the subject or the body of the message, etc. are
hard coded in the script and not passed as hidden fields with the
HTML form, moreover you can block certain IP addresses from
processing your form. For extra security you should consider adding Captcha to your web form.