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Submit form doesn't jump to right URL

By nihil_angst ·
Greetings,

I'm a newbie and I'm having one of the most common problems of all. When I submit my form, I don't arrive at my desried URL. Instead I get a message saying that the URL I'm trying to reach doesn't exist.

My host is Tripod and I'm working with a module called TripodPage.pm. Here's the code for my form, I'm sure the problem is fairly obivious. Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

<FORM METHOD="post" ACTION="http://beta.tripod.com/existentialxmas/cgi-bin/TripodPage">

First Name: <INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="firstName" SIZE="25"><BR>

Last Name:<INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="lastName" SIZE="25"><BR>

Age: <INPUT TYPE="int" NAME="Age" SIZE="3"><BR>

<INPUT TYPE="hidden" NAME="end_display" VALUE="http://beta.tripod.com/existentialxmas/cgi-bin/response.cgi">

<INPUT TYPE="submit"> <INPUT TYPE="reset"><BR>

</FORM>

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URLs don't appear to be correct

by Jay Eckles In reply to Submit form doesn't jump ...

I doesn't look like the URL in the action attribute of your form tag is correct - if you copy and paste it into a browser, you get the "not found" message. Same with the URL in the value of the end_display field.

Since they don't work by typing them in, they're not going to work if submitted by a form. Figure out what the correct URLs should be and you're on your way.

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