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How to post text submited in a form.

Postby oilytheotter » Wed Feb 26, 2003 6:16 am

I know having users requires a database, but if I just wanted a page where a sentence or two could be entered, then automaticaly posted to the site, how would I do that?
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Postby border20 » Wed Feb 26, 2003 6:54 am

You can just put a submit button, and from there, the text is passed to the next page as a variable with the same name as your text box

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<form method="post" action="<?php echo $_SERVER['PHP_SELF']; ?>">
Name: <input type="text" name="name" size="20"></p>
<Input type='submit' name = 'submit' value = 'Submit'>

If ($_POST['submit']){
echo $_POST['name'];

edited by Redcircle

something like this should do
but i'm still a newb :)
hope it helps
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Postby Oleg Butuzov » Wed Feb 26, 2003 7:44 am

don forget to turn gerister_globals=on
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