Skip navigation
Currently Being Moderated

Contact Form code -- import from MUSE?

Jan 25, 2013 12:56 PM

MU CS6 supports forms only in Business Catalyst, not sure if the answer is to import site into DW and finish there.


I have two simple contact forms that need to be completed, can someone point me in the right direction, do I:
- use MU code and import into DW to finish job
- start over in DW (way back when I heard DW has form problems, don't remember if this was referring to CS6)
- better solution with a third party?


Here are the wee beasties:
- CONTACT on (web page done in MU CS6)

- CONTACT form fields to be kept but a new website required:  (website not started yet)


Thanks for any help. If there are appropriate tutorials out there that would help me too.

  • Currently Being Moderated
    Jan 25, 2013 3:21 PM   in reply to anita1390

    It's been a while since I used business catalyst, but I'm pretty sure you can copy the code for the form within Business Catalyst.  And paste it into a page in DW and complete it.  This mi ght be one option to try.  Not sure it's the best, but it sure beats starting over.

    Mark as:
  • Currently Being Moderated
    Jan 25, 2013 3:38 PM   in reply to anita1390

    Are you using BC to process both forms?


    Personally, I hate MU code.   It's bloated and confusing to work with.

    In DW, Form HTML is pretty straight forward.


    <h3>Contact Form</h3>
    <form id="form1" action="path/your-script.php" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data" name="form1">
    <p><label for="name">Name:</label><br />
    <input name="name" id="name" type="text" onclick="this.value='';" value="Your Name" size="16" /></p>
    <p><label for="email">E-mail:</label><br />
    <input name="email" type="text" id="email" value="" onclick="this.value=''" /></p>
    <p><label for="company">Company:</label><br />
    <input name="company" type="text" id="company" value="Your Company Name" onclick="this.value=''" /></p>
    <p><label for="message">Message:</label><br />
    <textarea id="message" name="message" value="250 characters max" onclick="this.value=''">250 characters max.</textarea></p>
    <p><label for="submit"> </label>
    <input type="submit" name="submit" id="submit" value="Submit" /></p>


    To make it look nice, use CSS to style your form labels and input fields as desired.



    Nancy O.

    Mark as:
  • Currently Being Moderated
    Jan 26, 2013 10:17 AM   in reply to anita1390

    If your server supports PHP, I like this form-to-email processing script from DB Masters.


        Formm@ailer PHP from DB Masters


    A few others: (free & pro versions available)    




        Forms to Go from Bebosoft (script generating software)


    If your server doesn't support scripts, use a service like this one. (on-line form service)



    Nancy O.

    Mark as:

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)

Answers + Points = Status

  • 10 points awarded for Correct Answers
  • 5 points awarded for Helpful Answers
  • 10,000+ points
  • 1,001-10,000 points
  • 501-1,000 points
  • 5-500 points