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BOOK: Beginning PHP4/PHP 5 ISBN: 978-0-7645-4364-7; v5 ISBN: 978-0-7645-5783-5
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I am new to php and can't get an example from the book to work. You have to write two different pages of code. One html and one php. When I run the HTML code and I enter in my information and submit it, it doesn't show up on my screen but you can see it as the query string above on the url. I pasted the code below for both pages. Any help of why this is happening would be great. THANKS!
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<html>
<body>
<form method=post action="textarea.php">
What are your favorite web sites?
<textarea name="Websites" Cols="50" Rows="5">
http://
http://
http://
http://
</textarea>
<br>
<br>
<input type=submit>
</form>
</body>
</html>

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<html>
<body>
<?php
echo $Websites;
?>

</body>
</html>
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Old December 7th, 2004, 03:35 PM
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Your REGISTER_GLOBALS setting in the PHP.INI file is probably set to OFF. If this is the case (which is actually a good thing as far as security is concerned), then you need to use the SUPER GLOBALS to access the POSTed or GET variables.
Please refer to http://www.php.net/manual/en/languag...predefined.php

in either case you should be able to change your PHP ECHO Code to the following

  echo $_POST['Websites'];


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Thanks Paul for getting back to me. I did set my globals to "On" but that didn't change anything. I will try your echo command. Thanks for your help!
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I just did the $_POST['Website'}; and that didn't work either???


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