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I've inserted a webform in a node's template like so:

<?php print render($content['webform']); ?>

and created the webform in the admin panel for that page. The form shows up fine and I've styled it correctly. I would now like to know the Drupal way of grabbing the data from the form. Most likely a preprosses function from what I've researched.

The form is very simple, just an email address and a submit button. I'm good with PHP but still getting used to drupal's backend functionality. Any help or direction is greatly appreciated. Cheers!

  • Update - I've noticed there is a admin section in the webform panel that allows me to send it to an email address. However, I would still like to know how to do this manually with some type of function. As ill also have to send another email out to the user. – James Billings Dec 29 '11 at 12:15
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I am not clear about your question. But here is the answer from what i understood.

Try creating a new module and use the hooks to process the data http://api.drupalize.me/api/drupal/group/webform_hooks/7

  • Thanks, I would like to learn that way for sure but think it might be a bit overkill for now given my current knowledge of Drupal. To make it simpler, I'd like to put a very simple form on a page. Grab the information from the form, and send it to the webmaster and the user. Cheers. – James Billings Dec 29 '11 at 12:55
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    @James Billings - By default the webform has options for doing it. check its options. – Hacker Dec 29 '11 at 13:07

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