Email Using LiveCode Server?

Scott Morrow scott at elementarysoftware.com
Tue Apr 22 22:26:47 EDT 2014


Thanks to everyone who posted thoughts or follow-ups to Scott’s Email question. I was working something similar.
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On Apr 22, 2014, at 4:01 AM, Matthias Rebbe | M-R-D <matthias_livecode_150811 at m-r-d.de> wrote:

> 
> Hi Scott,
> 
> if you need to reply to the address the customer entered in the form, then you could 
> adjust the script a little bit:
> 
> // add the parameter pReplyTo to the parameter list
> 
> //command mail pTo, pSub, pMsg, pFrom, pCc, pBcc, pHtml, pAtts
> command mail pTo, pSub, pMsg, pFrom, pReplyTo, pCc, pBcc, pHtml, pAtts
> 
>    local tMsg
> 
>    -- build the message header, adding the from, to and subject details
>    -- we also put any cc addresses in here, but not bcc (bcc addresses hidden)
>    put "From:" && pFrom & return & "To:" && pTo & return & "Subject:" && pSub & return into tMsg    
> 
> //add this three lines //
>    if pReplyTo is not empty then
>       put "Reply-to:" && pReplyTo & return after tMsg
>    end if
> // END add this three lines //
> 
> 
>  if pCc is not empty then
>       put "Cc:" && pCc & return after tMsg
>    end if
> . . . . 
> ?>
> 
> You just have to set the pReplyTo variable with the email address of the customer.
> 
> And don´t forget to call the command "mail" with the newly added parameter
> 
> mail pTo, pSub, pMsg, pFrom, pReplyTo, pCc, pBcc, pHtml, pAtts
> 
> With that adjustments the email is sent and you can still reply to the customer address.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Matthias
> 
> 
> Am 22.04.2014 um 01:06 schrieb Scott Rossi <scott at tactilemedia.com>:
> 
>> Thanks to Alex and Matthias for the responses.  Matthias's comment
>> prompted me to do some more searching and I found the problem, which was
>> partly script related, and partly host related: outside-domain email
>> addresses are not allowed.
>> 
>> Some time ago, DreamHost stepped up their anti-spam practices, and
>> disabled the ability of sending mail from an address that is not connected
>> to any of your hosted domains.  Clearly this makes sense.  But the form I
>> have uses the sender's email in the "from" variable, which apparently gets
>> rejected by the mail process.  As soon as I changed the "from" address to
>> one of my domain addresses, sendmail worked right away.
>> 
>> [ bloody forehead slap ]
>> 
>> Thanks all.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>> Scott Rossi
>> Creative Director
>> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 4/21/14 11:51 AM, "Scott Rossi" <scott at tactilemedia.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> I'm wondering if anyone has a working example of sending email from
>>> LiveCode server.
>>> 
>>> I'm trying to send mail using LC server on a site, and following the
>>> RunRev
>>> lesson:
>>> http://lessons.runrev.com/s/lessons/m/4070/l/8184-Sending-Emails-From-revS
>>> e
>>> rver-Scripts





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