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Send CSV of submitted entry along with email

  1. Hi
    I am looking for pointers and information on how I would achieve attaching a CSV file of a submission to the email notification that gets sent to an administrator. As far as I can tell there is no API for the CSV generation. So the process will likely need to be:

    1. Hook into the form save and generate a CSV file
    2. Store that CSV file on the server
    3. Attach that CSV to the email that gets sent to the admin or perhaps send it afterwards

    My big concern is that I will not be able to generate the CSV before the email gets sent.

    Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.


    Posted 12 years ago on Tuesday October 18, 2011 | Permalink
  2. You can generate the CSV from the entry before the email is sent by using the gform_pre_submission filter. It will have all the form inputs, after validation, and before the notifications are sent.

    The rest of the process seems straightforward. Please let us know if you need help.

    Posted 12 years ago on Tuesday October 18, 2011 | Permalink