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Old February 5th, 2007, 01:22 PM
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Default Forum help - Mike Myatt

Hello my name is Mike Myatt and i have a problem with a php forum:

I am trying to create a simple form where the user enters there favorite activity into a textbox and when they click submit they are taken to my php page where it says "your favorite activity is: (Whatever they entered in the textbox)". for this i am using the method=get and i can see on the php page that the name/values are working properly. However i am not seeing it display properly in the body of the page.Does anyone have any ideas on how to get the form to work poperly?

Thank you in advance and all the best.

Mike Myatt.

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Old February 6th, 2007, 12:07 AM
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Hi! Mike Myatt

just echo the name of the text box in which u r feeding ur favourite activity.
<form action="a.php">
<input type ='text' name='activity'>

and on ur a.php page type
echo $activity;


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Hi Mike

As per your topic u form tag maybe like this as below

<form action="abc.php" method="get">
<input type="text" name="activity">

In abc.php

u write

echo "Your favorite activity is :".$activity;


since you are using "get" method u should use $_GET["activity"] if u using "post" method then use $_POST["activity"]

i hope this will solve ur problem. plz do let me know if u prob is solved or not.

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