Last updated: Apr 25 2018

Area: Episerver Campaign Applies to versions: Not applicable

Integration into your website

Simple registration form

This is a typical example for the form service in Episerver Campaign. A simple registration form on your website allows users to register for your newsletter. The user enters personal data and submits it to the database. The example uses PHP implementation and consists of two pages: The actual registration page, and a "Thank you page" that opens when the registration is done.

The static site form.php generates the form with the input fields and leads to a dynamic site thank_you.php, which transmits the data to the HTTP API.

Form page form.php

<html>
<head>
<title>Newsletter registration</title>
</head>
<body>
<form action="thank_you.php" method="post">
  <p>
    <b>Salutation:</b>
    <select name="salutation" id="salutationid">
       <option value="Mr.">Mr.</option>
       <option value="Mrs.">Mrs.</option>
     </select><br>
    <b>First name:*</b>
    <input type="text" name="firstname"><br>
    <b>Last name:*</b>
    <input type="text" name="lastname"><br>
    <b>Email:*</b>
    <input type="text" name="email"><br>
    <input type="submit" name="send" value="send" class="submit" />
  </p>
</form>
</body>
</html>

Page thank_you.php

<?php
$url  = 'https://api.campaign.episerver.net/http/form/FOO-BAR-S33D/subscribe';
$url .= '?bmRecipientId=' . urlencode(utf8_decode($_POST['email']));
$url .= '&salutation=' . urlencode(utf8_decode($_POST['salutation']));
$url .= '&firstname=' . urlencode(utf8_decode($_POST['firstname']));
$url .= '&lastname=' . urlencode(utf8_decode($_POST['lastname']));
$result = @file_get_contents($url);
?>
<html>
<head>
<title>Newsletter registration</title>
</head>
<body>
<p>
<?php
  if ($result == 'ok') {
?>
      <h1>Thank you for your registration.</h1>
<?php
  } else if ($result == 'duplicate') {
?>
      <h1>You are already registered.</h1>
<?php
  } else {
?>
      <h1>An error occurred. Please try again.</h1>
<?php
  }
?>
<p>
</body>
</html>

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