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PHP Building Websites with PHP Contact Form & Sending Email Sending Our Email

Qasim Hafeez
Qasim Hafeez
12,731 Points

Redirect issue

When I submit the form, the redirect takes me to my local host file. Here is my code:

$app->post('/contact', function() use($app){
    $name = $app->request->post('name');
    $email = $app->request->post('email');
    $msg = $app->request->post('msg');

    if(!empty($name) && !empty($email) && !empty($msg)){
        $cleanName = filter_var($name, FILTER_SANITIZE_STRING);
        $cleanEmail = filter_var($email, FILTER_SANITIZE_EMAIL);
        $cleanMsg = filter_var($msg, FILTER_SANITIZE_STRING);
    } else {

        //message the user that there was a problem

    $transport = Swift_SendmailTransport::newInstance('/user/sbin/sendmail -t');
    $mailer = \Swift_Mailer::newInstance($transport);

    $message = \Swift_Message::newInstance();
    $message->setSubject('Email From Our Website');
        $cleanEmail => $cleanName



    $result = $mailer->send($message);

    if($result > 0){
        //send a message that says thank you
    } else {
        //send a message to the user that the mesage failed to send
        //log that there was an error


I've tried changing the "/" in the if-else block to the root of the website but it creates a different problem. Instead of going to 'localhost/simple_php_website' it goes to 'localhost/simple_php_website/simple_php_website'