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Bootstrap Ajax Contact Form
<form id="contact-form" method="post" action="mailer.php" role="form">
<div class="messages"></div>
<div class="controls">
<div class="row">
<div class="col-md-6">
<div class="form-group">
<label for="form_name">Firstname *</label>
<input id="form_name" type="text" name="name" class="form-control" placeholder="Please enter your firstname *" required="required" data-error="Firstname is required.">
<div class="help-block with-errors"></div>
</div>
</div>
<div class="col-md-6">
<div class="form-group">
<label for="form_lastname">Lastname *</label>
<input id="form_lastname" type="text" name="surname" class="form-control" placeholder="Please enter your lastname *" required="required" data-error="Lastname is required.">
<div class="help-block with-errors"></div>
</div>
</div>
</div>
<div class="row">
<div class="col-md-6">
<div class="form-group">
<label for="form_email">Email *</label>
<input id="form_email" type="email" name="email" class="form-control" placeholder="Please enter your email *" required="required" data-error="Valid email is required.">
<div class="help-block with-errors"></div>
</div>
</div>
<div class="col-md-6">
<div class="form-group">
<label for="form_phone">Phone</label>
<input id="form_phone" type="tel" name="phone" class="form-control" placeholder="Please enter your phone">
<div class="help-block with-errors"></div>
</div>
</div>
</div>
<div class="row">
<div class="col-md-12">
<div class="form-group">
<label for="form_message">Message *</label>
<textarea id="form_message" name="message" class="form-control" placeholder="Message for me *" rows="4" required="required" data-error="Please,leave us a message."></textarea>
<div class="help-block with-errors"></div>
</div>
</div>
<div class="col-md-12">
<input type="submit" class="btn btn-success btn-send" value="Send message">
</div>
</div>
<div class="row">
<div class="col-md-12">
<p class="text-muted"><strong>*</strong> These fields are required.</p>
</div>
</div>
</div>
</form>
$(document).ready( function() {
$('#contact-form').validator();
$('#contact-form').on('submit', function (e) {
e.preventDefault();
$.ajax({
type: "POST",
url: "mailer.php",
data: $(this).serialize()
}).done( function (data) {
var messageAlert = 'alert-' + data.type;
var messageText = data.message;
var alertBox = '<div class="alert ' + messageAlert + ' alert-dismissable"><button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="alert" aria-hidden="true">&times;</button>' + messageText + '</div>';
if (messageAlert && messageText) {
$('#contact-form').find('.messages').html(alertBox);
$('#contact-form')[0].reset();
}
})
})
});
});
<?php
// configure
$from = 'no-reply@watsonmemorials.co.uk';
$sendTo = 'contact@watsonmemorials.co.uk';
$subject = 'New message from contact form';
$fields = array('name' => 'Name', 'surname' => 'Surname', 'phone' => 'Phone', 'email' => 'Email', 'message' => 'Message'); // array variable name => Text to appear in the email
$okMessage = 'Contact form successfully submitted. Thank you, I will get back to you soon!';
$errorMessage = 'There was an error while submitting the form. Please try again later';
// let's do the sending
try
{
$emailText = "You have new message from contact form\n=============================\n";
foreach ($_POST as $key => $value) {
if (isset($fields[$key])) {
$emailText .= "$fields[$key]: $value\n";
}
}
$headers = array('Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8";',
'From: ' . $from,
'Reply-To: ' . $from,
'Return-Path: ' . $from,
);
mail($sendTo, $subject, $emailText, implode("\n", $headers));
$responseArray = array('type' => 'success', 'message' => $okMessage);
}
catch (\Exception $e)
{
$responseArray = array('type' => 'danger', 'message' => $errorMessage);
}
if (!empty($_SERVER['HTTP_X_REQUESTED_WITH']) && strtolower($_SERVER['HTTP_X_REQUESTED_WITH']) == 'xmlhttprequest') {
$encoded = json_encode($responseArray);
header('Content-Type: application/json');
echo $encoded;
}
else {
echo $responseArray['message'];
}
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artmaug commented May 26, 2017

Excellent contact form, works very well. Thank you!
I would like to know how to send an attachment file to the email.
Would it be too complicated to implement on the form?

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