5 Common Form Usability Mistakes

Web forms are important, and necessary. Forms are quite often crucial to successfully converting potential customers into sales or ‘leads’. From the humble contact form to bigger, multi-page data request forms: there’s no avoiding contact forms on the Internet. So why is it that so many people make the same form usability mistakes? While designers […]

Mail Form Premium v2 released

Jem’s Mail Form “Premium” version 2 has now been released and is available in the members area to download for existing users or can be purchased from the Premium page for just £19. The new version of JMF Premium includes additional security in the form of protection from cross site request forgeries. This prevents malicious […]

Why should I use a website contact form?

Lots of designers and developers still don’t use a website contact form to allow clients and customers to get in touch. I think they’re wrong: Mail from your website contact form goes to the right person When you leave a customer to find an email address on your website, they might end up sending mail […]

Jem’s Mail Form Relaunch

Jem’s Mail Form just got better (about time, you cry!) The website has been relaunched to include new functionality, a smoother (faster) checkout process, new membership features including the drag & drop form builder I’ve been promising for well over a year and more besides. Please check it out, and let me know your thoughts. […]

Minor update to Jem’s Mail Form Premium

This morning I spotted a minor bug in Jem’s Mail Form Premium which leaves the “From” info blank on Windows servers, or with a missing email address on *nix boxes. I’ve fixed the bug, and you can download the new version from your Purchase History page on the site.

Jem’s Mail Form is now available in Premium

To celebrate the new year (ok, so I’m a bit late) I’ve just realised the premium version of my PHP mail form. Like the free version, but better! More spam protection, more security, and a host of features on the way that you’ll automatically be entitled to when you buy Jem’s Mail Form Premium. Let […]

Coming soon: Jem’s Mail Form Premium

In response to popular demand, Jem’s Mail Form will soon be available in a “premium” version with support for HTML emails and file attachments. In addition to the new features, you’ll soon be able to register for access to my nifty mail form builder which will allow you to drag and drop fields to create […]

Tweaks to How-To

The how-to section has been tweaked to bring help and mail form customisation suggestions into their own pages, which will give me more flexibility to extend the tutorials available. If you have a specific question regarding how to change an aspect of my PHP mail form please get in touch via mail@jemsmailform.com and I’ll try […]

Additional spam check

A new spam check has been added to the form which checks for 7 or more consonants in a row and, when found, increases the spam score by 1. This is not enough to fail an entry by itself but helps to prevent the “random letter” spam that is often quite difficult to pinpoint and […]