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Optin Form Problem

therese
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Optin Form Problem

Hi,

I put an optin form on my website and everything was fine, the next day there was html code instead of the optin form. This was in Mozilla Firefox.

When I brought my site up in Internet Explorer, the optin form was there - and still is.

Has anyone ever had a problem like this? If you were able to fix it, would you mind sharing with me. I'm probably at a "medium level" of understanding so if you could make your instructions simple enough for me to understand, I would really appreciate it.

Thanks,
Therese
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jasondodd
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hi therese, maybe post a link to your site so we can have a look. in my experience something is broken in IE, not Firefox!

if you use Wordpress and you want ppl to subscribe to your posts (to receive it as an email, not RSS) then i would recommend the Subscribe-2 plugin.
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therese
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Jason,

Here's my website:

http://relationshipconcerns.com

I hope you can spot the problem.

Thanks for your help,
Therese
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therese
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JasonDodd wrote:hi therese, maybe post a link to your site so we can have a look. in my experience something is broken in IE, not Firefox!

if you use Wordpress and you want ppl to subscribe to your posts (to receive it as an email, not RSS) then i would recommend the Subscribe-2 plugin.

Jason,

Here's my website:

http://relationshipconcerns.com

I hope you can spot the problem.

Thanks for your help,
Therese
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aletta
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Therese,

Your newsletter opt-in form is actually a separate page that is being inserted into a little frame on your site.


See how that page doesn't have a .html or anything at the end of it? It needs that, otherwise Firefox doesn't know that it's HTML and just thinks that it's plain text. That's why all the code shows up. You need to change that file name so that it has a .html at the end.

You also need to edit it in your main site. At the moment your source code reads:



It needs to be...




The reason it shows up just fine in Internet Explorer is because Internet Explorer is usually less picky about "incorrectness". You should always be testing your websites in Firefox rather than Internet Explorer because of this.... Firefox is a lot more "correct".
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