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From line cutting off last letter of last name (6 posts)

  1. corpcasting
    Posted 5 years ago #

    When I receive an email after a form has been submitted, the "From" line is cutting off the last letter of the last name, even though it is not cut off in the message body. It is not running into a max character issues.

    My from line code looks like this: [first-name] [last-name] <[your-email]>

    Any ideas?



  2. bensreed
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I am also having the same issue — any help would be appreciated.

    [text-first-name] [text-last-name]<[email-address]>

  3. miquil
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Same problem here. Did you guys found a solution?

  4. corpcasting
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I ended up switching to 'Formidable Forms'. Much better plugin. Sooooo much easier to use. Link - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/formidable/

  5. bensreed
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Our error ended up being that we did not have a space between the label and the email address, though it looks like corpcasting had it right, so I'm not as sure now. Something to try at least:
    Bad: [text-first-name] [text-last-name]<[email-address]>
    Good: [text-first-name] [text-last-name] <[email-address]>

    FWIW, after taking a quick look, the plugin that corpcasting suggested may be better. At very least you don't need a separate plugin to capture data to your DB.

  6. corpcasting
    Posted 5 years ago #

    You also don't need to build the response emails with Formidable Forms. It builds them for you. It takes a quarter of the time.

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