thanks Chris, and to everyone else who responded. Definitely plenty to work with :) .matt Chris Blessing wrote: > Matt, I set something up exactly like this using some simple ASP pages. The > link itself ("Send this page to a friend") contains the URL to be sent (the > current page URL, found in ASP with request.servervariables("url")) like > such: > > <% > dim theURL > theURL = request.servervariables("url") > %> > > <A HREF="/sendToFriend.asp?link=<% = server.urlencode(theURL) %>">Send this > page</A> > > On sendToFriend.asp, there's a simple form which posts back to > sendToFriend.asp with the sender's name, email and comments, and the > recipients name and email (and of course the URL to be sent, in a hidden > field). All that info goes into a database table before being mailed. Then > I compose a simple mail message (we use ASPMail) and it gets shipped off and > they get a success message, yada yada. Pretty standard stuff. > > HTH! > > Chris Blessing > webguy at mail.rit.edu > http://www.330i.net > > > Can anyone recommend a good way to do this? when clicked, it > > would take them > > to a new screen, where they would fill in the recipients email, their > > own name and email, and a brief message, and it would send all this plus > > the URL for the page they came from to the recipient. Basically, its > > your standard" email to a friend" feature, like you find on any news > > site. I wouldn't want to grab the contents of the page, just the URL, > > and the email it created would be a simple HTML email, containing some > > simple branding (logo in the corner). > > > > tia, > > > > .matt > > -- > > -- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !