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Posted 23 Apr 2012

Send Mail / Contact Form using ASP.NET and C#

, 23 Apr 2012 CPOL
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this is the send mail or contact form in c#


For sending mail through ASP.NET and C# website:


This code is tested and running well on gmail account.

Using the code


The code below defines the HTML code of the control:

<%this is the client side code for the design and display%>
<asp:Panel ID="Panel1" runat="server" DefaultButton="btnSubmit">
        Please Fill the Following to Send Mail.</p>
        Your name:
        <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="RequiredFieldValidator11" runat="server" ErrorMessage="*"

            ControlToValidate="YourName" ValidationGroup="save" /><br />
        <asp:TextBox ID="YourName" runat="server" Width="250px" /><br />
        Your email address:
        <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="RequiredFieldValidator1" runat="server" ErrorMessage="*"

            ControlToValidate="YourEmail" ValidationGroup="save" /><br />
        <asp:TextBox ID="YourEmail" runat="server" Width="250px" />
        <asp:RegularExpressionValidator runat="server" ID="RegularExpressionValidator23"

            SetFocusOnError="true" Text="Example:" ControlToValidate="YourEmail"

            ValidationExpression="\w+([-+.']\w+)*@\w+([-.]\w+)*\.\w+([-.]\w+)*" Display="Dynamic"

            ValidationGroup="save" /><br />
        <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="RequiredFieldValidator2" runat="server" ErrorMessage="*"

            ControlToValidate="YourSubject" ValidationGroup="save" /><br />
        <asp:TextBox ID="YourSubject" runat="server" Width="400px" /><br />
        Your Question:
        <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="RequiredFieldValidator3" runat="server" ErrorMessage="*"

            ControlToValidate="Comments" ValidationGroup="save" /><br />
        <asp:TextBox ID="Comments" runat="server" 

                TextMode="MultiLine" Rows="10" Width="400px" />
        <asp:Button ID="btnSubmit" runat="server" Text="Send" 

                    OnClick="Button1_Click" ValidationGroup="save" />
    <asp:Label ID="DisplayMessage" runat="server" Visible="false" />

The server side code:

protected void SendMail()
    // Gmail Address from where you send the mail
    var fromAddress = "";
    // any address where the email will be sending
    var toAddress = YourEmail.Text.ToString(); 
    //Password of your gmail address
    const string fromPassword = "Password";
     // Passing the values and make a email formate to display
    string subject = YourSubject.Text.ToString();
    string body = "From: " + YourName.Text + "\n";
    body += "Email: " + YourEmail.Text + "\n";
    body += "Subject: " + YourSubject.Text + "\n";
    body += "Question: \n" + Comments.Text + "\n";
    // smtp settings
    var smtp = new System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient();
        smtp.Host = "";
        smtp.Port = 587;
        smtp.EnableSsl = true;
        smtp.DeliveryMethod = System.Net.Mail.SmtpDeliveryMethod.Network;
        smtp.Credentials = new NetworkCredential(fromAddress, fromPassword);
        smtp.Timeout = 20000;
    // Passing values to smtp object
    smtp.Send(fromAddress, toAddress, subject, body);

protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        //here on button click what will done 
        DisplayMessage.Text = "Your Comments after sending the mail";
        DisplayMessage.Visible = true;
        YourSubject.Text = "";
        YourEmail.Text = "";
        YourName.Text = "";
        Comments.Text = "";
    catch (Exception) { }

The above code has the validation checks also.

This code is based on the 3.5 framework and also works in the 4.0 framework.


This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)


About the Author

Muhammad Kashif Saeed
Software Developer (Senior) Web Technology Solution
Pakistan Pakistan
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AnswerRe: The operation has timed out Pin
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Questionsmtp mail Pin
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Questionerror in mail send code Pin
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Questiondo i configure something? Pin
Nuha IT21-Jul-12 7:54
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When i send the button of sending after filling the form, it doesnt do anything?
should i set some configurations in smpt?
and where should i found the message? in which path?
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GeneralRe: My vote of 5 Pin
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