All the explanations above doesn't work if you work with .js files. If you want to parse PHP into .js files, you have to make changes on your server by modfiying the .htaccess in which the .js files reside using the following commands.
I need to show an alert box to the user in case a form gets successfully submitted. But it is not working. The alert box does'nt pop up. The form is on page contactus.php. I want the user to stay.
In an HTML page, PHP code is enclosed within special PHP tags. When a visitor opens the page, the server processes the PHP code and then sends the output (not the PHP code itself) to the visitor's browser. Actually it is quite simple to integrate HTML and PHP. A PHP script can be treated as an HTML page, with bits of PHP inserted here and there.