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2nd dropdown dynamically filled javascript/not in email

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:05 am    Post subject: 2nd dropdown dynamically filled javascript/not in email Reply with quote

I am using a javascript to dynamically fill my second dropdown in form based on selection from first dropdown. I have got it to work correctly but the selection of second dropdown will not show for the submitted form fields in my email. HOW DO I FORCE THE SECOND DROPDOWN SELECTION WHICH IS BEING POPULATED BY A JAVASCRIPT INTO DATABASE AND EMAIL LEAD? PLEASE HELP! Appreciate any input to help me resolve this item. code below

please review following code: (this is a smaller test version of my code that works, just the model doesn't feed into my lead capture details. actual page is here thank you

<!doctype html>
<meta charset="UTF-8">
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
function dynamicdropdown(listindex)
switch (listindex)
case "Acura" :
document.getElementById("status").options[0]=new Option("Select Model","");
document.getElementById("status").options[1]=new Option("1.6EL","1.6EL");
document.getElementById("status").options[2]=new Option("2.2CL","2.2CL");
case "Audi" :
document.getElementById("status").options[0]=new Option("Select Model","");
document.getElementById("status").options[1]=new Option("100","100");
document.getElementById("status").options[2]=new Option("100CS","100CS");
document.getElementById("status").options[3]=new Option("100S","100S");
return true;


<form name="contactForm" id="contactForm" method="post" action="" style="width: 100%; border: 1px solid #005c97; margin: 0; padding: 0; background-color: #FFFFFF;">
<input name="user" type="hidden" id="user" value="protectmyvehicle" />
<input name="formid" type="hidden" id="formid" value="450659" />
<input name="subject" type="hidden" id="subject" value=" Saves You Thousands on Your Extended Auto Warranty" />

<div class="category_div" id="category_div">Your Vehicle Make:
<select id="q11" name="q11" onchange="javascript: dynamicdropdown(this.options[this.selectedIndex].value);">
<option value="Select">Select Make</option>
<option value="Acura">Acura</option><option value="Audi">Audi</option><option value="BMW">BMW</option><option value="Buick">Buick</option><option value="Cadillac">Cadillac</option><option value="Chevrolet">Chevrolet</option><option value="Chrysler">Chrysler</option><option value="Dodge">Dodge</option><option value="FIAT">FIAT</option><option value="Ford">Ford</option><option value="GMC">GMC</option><option value="General Motors">General Motors</option><option value="Honda">Honda</option><option value="Hyandai">Hyandai</option><option value="Infiniti">Infiniti</option><option value="Isuzu">Isuzu</option><option value="Jaguar">Jaguar</option><option value="Jeep">Jeep</option><option value="KIA">KIA</option><option value="Lexus">Lexus</option><option value="Lincoln">Lincoln</option><option value="MINI">MINI</option><option value="Mazda">Mazda</option><option value="Mercedez-Benz">Mercedez-Benz</option><option value="Mercury">Mercury</option><option value="Mitsubishi">Mitsubishi</option><option value="Nissan">Nissan</option><option value="Oldsmobile">Oldsmobile</option><option value="Plymouth">Plymouth</option><option value="Pontiac">Pontiac</option><option value="Porsche">Porsche</option><option value="RAM">RAM</option><option value="Saab">Saab</option><option value="Saturn">Saturn</option><option value="Scion">Scion</option><option value="Suburu">Suburu</option><option value="Suzuki">Suzuki</option><option value="Toyota">Toyota</option><option value="Volkswagon">Volkswagon</option><option value="Volvo">Volvo</option><option value="Smart">Smart</option>
<div class="sub_category_div" id="sub_category_div">Your Vehicle Model:
<script type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript">
document.write('<select name="status" id="status"><option value="">Select Model</option></select>')
<select id="q14" name="q14">
<option value="Acura">Select Model</option>
<option value="1.6EL">1.6EL</option>
<tr style="margin: 0; padding: 0;">
<td style="background-color: #FFFFFF; border-bottom: 0px solid #eeeeee; padding: 5px; clear: left; margin: 0;">
<label for="email" style="float: left; width: 100%; display: block; padding-top: 4px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; font-size: 14px;">E-MAIL ADDRESS: <span style="color: #FF0000">*</span></label>
<input name="email" type="email" id="email" size="20" maxlength="100" required="required" style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 14px; color: #000000; background-color: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #cccccc; padding: 2px;" />

<input name="submit" type="submit" value="SUBMIT FOR YOUR FREE QUOTE TODAY" style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; color: #ffffff; background-color: #005c97; border: 3px solid #005c97; padding: 2px;" />
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This line:

document.write('<select name="status" id="status">

is changing the name of the form element. It needs to match the name that we've provided (q14) I believe.

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