Version 2.1.6 of Jem’s Mail Form Premium is now live incorporating an optional check for unexpected Cyrillic characters e.g. Russian (initial release v2.1.5) as well as some handy dandy maths to calculate common uppercase letter patterns. Checked against over 100 anonymised user submissions prior to release, the latest update has a high catch rate on […]
JMF users who’ve purchased the premium version of the form are advised to upgrade at your leisure to version 2.1.4 of the form, which comes with two extra spam checks based on recent patterns of spam: new check for number of links, where points are assigned if the total exceeds 4 new check for html […]
I’ve thought long and hard about porting Jem’s PHP Mail Form to WordPress (the number 1 content management system in the world) but it doesn’t take a genius to see that the WordPress contact form plugin marketplace is thoroughly saturated. However, what do many of these WordPress form plugins have in common? Problems with spam. […]
I’ve just released a minor bug fix for both the free and premium versions of Jem’s Mail Form. JMF free is now on version 2.4.5 and JMF Premium on 2.1.2. In certain rare circumstances where no required fields are entered, the form previously always threw up the “please fill in all required fields” error message. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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. […]
A few people have recently reported that they’ve had issues receiving email sent through the form when the recipient address ($yourEmail) is a gmail account. If you’re having this issue, the quickest fix is now in the help & how-to.
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.