Creating a New Contact Form

A question I often receive is about how to add contact—or feedback—forms to anonymous SharePoint sites. In Chapter 5, you learned how to create a contact form using the Web interface tools. This section shows you how to create a custom form and how to add validation to the form. You also learn how to add a custom submit button to the form to provide feedback and acknowledgement to the form submitter.

Considerations for Anonymous Sites and Contact Forms

Although the solution outlined in this section works on anonymous sites, you need to consider the degree of data exposure. For instance, disinheriting permissions from the parent in the list’s permissions and then checking both the Add Items and View Items in the list’s ...

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