Thread: $_POST Problem
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Old July 6th, 2004, 09:09 PM
ElizabethN ElizabethN is offline
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I think the difference though Christian is that you were trying to echo a value in an array, which you have to reference a bit differently than a plain old variable.

This works:
echo "My name is $name";

and so does this:
echo "My name is " . $name;

But this doesn't:
echo "My name is $_POST['name']";
because you are referencing a value in an array, as jason offered the link to the explanation. When referencing an array, you either need to use braces or separate the value out with .'s