OK I'm trying to help my friend out with this template he has but the contact form is not working.

Here is the XML document

contactFormConfiguration.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!--
  --    Please read this information to learn how to set up the contact form integrated
  --    into the template.
  --    
  --    This readme file explains in details the meaning of the settings that can be
  --    done in the fcContactFormConfiguration.xml configuration file.
  --    
  --    It is recommended for you to use an XML editor to make changes to this file
  --     because it’s less possible to make an error in the markup which can cause to
  --    a not working contact form.
  -->
<contactFormConfiguration> 
           
    <!--
      --    An e-mail address which will be used to receive messages from your contact form.
      --    You can specify several e-mail addresses separating them with a comma.
      --    For example: first_email@domain.com, second_email@domain.com, third@domain.com
      -->
    <emailTo>info@yourdomain.com</emailTo>
    
    <!--
      --    A server script type which will process sending e-mails. It depends on your
      --    hosting and in the current version of the contact form it is allowed to use
      --    two types:  php (Apache, PHP Hosting); asp (IIS web server, ASP).
      -->
    <serverProcessorType>php</serverProcessorType>
    
    <!--
      --    A name of the script file which process sending e-mails on your server (without
      --    extension). The name contact is used by default.
      -->
    <serverProcessorFileName>contact</serverProcessorFileName>
    
    <!--
      --    Set whether to validate only required fields (true/false).  The default value is
      --    true which means the not required fields of your contact form will not be validated.
      --    For example if the e-mail field of your form is set as not required (imagine it)
      --    the form will be processed even if the user types in an incorrect e-mail address.
      -->
    <validateRequiredOnly>true</validateRequiredOnly>
    
    <!--
      --    Set whether to submit the form when the Enter key is pressed even if the focus is
      --    not on the Submit button (true/false).
      -->
    <submitFormOnEnter>false</submitFormOnEnter>
    
    <!--
      --    Text showing to the user when the form is submitted without any errors.
      -->
    <messageSentText>Thank you for your message.</messageSentText>
    
    <!--
      --    Text showing in case the form is not submitted because of a server error.
      -->
    <messageSentFailedText>Sorry, your message couldn't be sent</messageSentFailedText>
    
    <!--
      --    Text your visitor will see while waiting till the processing is over.
      -->
    <formProcessingText>processing...</formProcessingText>
    
    <!--
      --    Your SMTP server (for ASP only).
      -->
    <smtpServer>localhost</smtpServer>
    
    <!--
      --    Your SMTP port (for ASP only).
      -->
    <smtpPort>25</smtpPort>
    
    <!--
      --    Set whether to send the message as a plain text (true) or as HTML (false).
      -->
    <plainText>false</plainText>
    
    <!--
      --    ID of the input field (in the structure XML file) to use for the “from: ”
      --    or email to use instead (for example: mailfrom@domainname.com).
      -->
    <emailFromSource>2</emailFromSource>
    
    <!--
      --    Subject of the e-mails that will be sent through this contact form or ID of
      --    the input field (in the structure XML file) to use for the “subject: ” label
      --    in your e-mail client.
      -->
    <subjectSource>Contact Form from your site</subjectSource>
    
    <!--
      --    Validation error messages that are showing to the user when the form fails to
      --    validate. The form supports different types of validators. You can change the
      --    text of the error messages the validators produce here.
      --
      --    You can use the {LABEL} keyword in these messages. It will replace it with the
      --    label value of the field where an error occurs.
      -->
    <validationErrorMessages>
            
        <!--
          --    A required field is not filled in.
          -->
        <message type="fieldIsRequired">{LABEL} is required.</message>
        
        <!--    
          --    The specified e-mail address is incorrect.
          -->
        <message type="emailNotValid">{LABEL} - is not valid email address.</message>
        
        <!--
          --    The specified number of characters in a field is less than a required minimum.
          -->
        <message type="minCharsLimitError">{LABEL} - The specified number of characters in a field is less than a required minimum.</message>
        
        <!--
          --    The specified string does not match with the regular expression.
          -->
        <message type="reqExpError">{LABEL} - The specified string does not match with the regular expression.</message>
        
        <!--
          --    The specified number is greater than an acceptable biggest number for this field.
          -->
        <message type="biggerThanMaxError">{LABEL} - The specified number is greater than an acceptable biggest number for this field.</message>
        
        <!--
          --    The specified number is lower than an acceptable lowest number for this field.
          -->
        <message type="lowerThanMinError">{LABEL} - The specified number is lower than an acceptable lowest number for this field.</message>
        
        <!--
          --    The data is not a number.
          -->
        <message type="notANumberError">{LABEL} - The data is not a number.</message>
        
        <!--
          --    The specified number must not be negative.
          -->
        <message type="negativeError">{LABEL} - The specified number must not be negative.</message>
        
        <!--
          --    The minimum number of variants is not selected
          -->
        <message type="minRequirementError">{LABEL} - The minimum number of variants is not selected</message>
        
        <!--
          --    The number of variants selected exceeds the maximum
          -->
        <message type="maxRequirementError">{LABEL} - The number of variants selected exceeds the maximum</message>
        
        <!--
          --    The fields that should be equal do not match
          -->
        <message type="shouldBeEqualError">{LABEL} - values do not match</message>

        <!--
          --     The date has wrong format.
          -->
        <message type="dateIsNotValidError">{LABEL} - date has wrong format</message>

    </validationErrorMessages>
    
</contactFormConfiguration>

contactFormStructure.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<contactFormStructure>
	
	<formItems>

		<item id="1" label="Name" required="true">
			<textToShow>NAME</textToShow>
		</item>

		<item id="3" label="Phone">
			<textToShow>PHONE</textToShow>                     
                        <restrict>+-.0-9</restrict>
		</item>

		<item id="4" label="Adress"> 
			<textToShow>ADDRESS</textToShow>
		        
                </item>

		<item id="2" label="E-mail" required="true">
			<textToShow>E-MAIL</textToShow>
			<validator>EmailValidator</validator>
		</item>

		<item id="5" label="Message" required="true">
			<textToShow>MESSAGE</textToShow>
		</item>

	</formItems>
	
</contactFormStructure>

And here's the contact.php that goes with it

&mail=0

I'm guessing the contact.php is the problem; can anyone help me please and thanks? Would be very helpful for my friend; you may contact me via MSN: [email snipped]

I can't see a single line of php code in the code you've posted. I would suggest downloading a php form script or using the following script instead.

<?
if (isset($_POST['subject']) && $_POST['message']!=='')
    {
    $address = "your_real_email@domain.com"; //change this to the receiving address.
    $subject = "Website Email: ".$_POST['subject'];
    if ($_POST['name']!=='')
        {
        $body = "<table border=0 cellpadding=5 cellspacing=0 width=200><tr><td>".$_POST['message']."<br>
<br>
Yours Sincerely<br>
".$_POST['name']."</td></tr></table>";
        } else {
        $body = "<table border=0 cellpadding=5 cellspacing=0 width=200><tr><td>".$_POST['message'].
        "</td></tr></table>";
        }
    $headers  = 'MIME-Version: 1.0' . "\r\n";
    $headers .= 'Content-type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1' . "\r\n";
    $headers .= 'From: do_not_reply@your_website_form' . "\r\n";
 
    mail($address,$subject,$body,$headers);
    }
//below displays the form while above processes it.
echo "<form method='post'>Subject: <input type=text value='' maxlength=100 name='subject' size=30><br>
<textarea cols=30 rows=20 name='message'></textarea><br>Name: <input type='text' value='' name='name'>
<input type='submit' value='submit'></form>";
?>

The above script is a sample script I have made myself and should do the job fine.

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