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I'm currently using the popular phpMailer script: to process my ajax form. But, I am a front end designer/developer so don't know how to customize it for my needs.

The form I'm using was created and is available for a free download here. While the form is really good it has only a couple text inputs and a textarea. My questions are:

1) How do I add other types of fields to the form like - select, checkboxes, radio buttons and maybe even Captcha?

2) How do I make sure that the form is secure?

3) If I use SMTP through Gmail, does that provide security for the form since Google handles the processing of the information? Originally I thought so, but now I'm thinking that if someone injected something nasty like a virus into the form it would run - do it's damage and then attempt to send to Gmail via SMTP... Any advice?


1 Answer

Randy Hoyt
Randy Hoyt
Treehouse Guest Teacher

I would recommend checking out my video tutorials on this topic:

Take a look at those, and then let me know what questions you still have!