Working with Web Forms and Text Extraction

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What is a web form? A web form is a set of text boxes and other controls a visitor to your website can use to enter data. He or she can then submit the form by clicking a button. The most common example of a web form is a signup form. Below you may see an example of a simple form.



In order to communicate with FollowUpExpert, every time someone signs up, the form must send a message containing submitted information to the email address FollowUpExpert is set up to download from. I will talk about this in more detail in the subsequent sections.


Please note that this chapter describes functionality not supported by all editions of this product. The Personal edition does not support message text parsing necessary to make a mailing list work with a web form.


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