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The Essential Guide to CSS and HTML Web Design by Craig Grannell

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Chapter 8. GETTING USER FEEDBACK

In this chapter:

  • Creating forms and adding fields and controls

  • Styling forms in CSS

  • Configuring a mailform CGI script

  • Sending forms using PHP

  • Creating a layout for a user feedback page

  • Creating an online business card using microformats

Introducing user feedback

One of the main reasons the Web has revolutionized working life and communications is its immediacy. Unlike printed media, websites can be continually updated at relatively minimal cost and also be available worldwide on a 24/7 basis. However, communication isn't one-way, and the Web makes it very easy to enable site users to offer feedback.

Using mailto: URLs

One of the most common methods of providing immediate user feedback is by using mailto: URLs within anchor ...

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