35. Sending Email Using ASP.NET

A Typical Contact Form

I often hear from readers asking me how to create a form in Expression Web that collects information from a site visitor and sends an email containing the information collected from the form. Many sites offer just such a contact form. In fact, these forms have become so commonplace on the Internet that Expression Web users expect to be able to create one with a few clicks here and there. Such an expectation is certainly understandable, but the truth is that creating a contact form with email capabilities isn’t that easy.

In this chapter, we’ll walk through creating an email contact form that sends email using ASP.NET. One of the main benefits of using ASP.NET is that you can take advantage ...

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