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Old September 13th, 2007, 10:48 AM
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The code below can't call the create_account function when submit button is clicked. What is actually wrong with the form?


<?php
//register.php
include_once "./common_db.inc";

function in_use($userid) {
   global $user_tablename;

   $query = "SELECT userid FROM $user_tablename WHERE userid = '$userid'";
   $result = mysql_query($query);
   if(!mysql_num_rows($result)) return 0;
   else return 1;
}

function register_form() {
global $userposition;
global $PHP_SELF;

$link_id = db_connect();
mysql_select_db("sample_db");
$position_array = enum_options('userposition', $link_id);
mysql_close($link_id);

?>


<CENTER><H3>Create your account!</H3></CENTER>
<FORM METHOD="POST" ACTION="<?php echo $PHP_SELF ?>">
<INPUT TYPE="HIDDEN" NAME="action">
  <DIV ALIGN="CENTER"><CENTER><TABLE BORDER="1" WIDTH="90%">
    <TR>
      <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Desired ID</TH>
      <TD WIDTH="70%"><INPUT TYPE="TEXT" NAME="userid"
                             SIZE="8" MAXLENGTH="8"></TD>
    </TR>
    <TR>
      <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Desired Password</TH>
      <TD WIDTH="70%"><INPUT TYPE="PASSWORD"
                             NAME="userpassword" SIZE="15"></TD>
    </TR>
    <TR>
      <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Retype Password</TH>
      <TD WIDTH="70%"><INPUT TYPE="PASSWORD"
                             NAME="userpassword2" SIZE="15"></TD>
    </TR>
    <TR>
      <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Full Name</TH>
      <TD WIDTH="70%"><INPUT TYPE="TEXT" NAME="username" SIZE="20"></TD>
    </TR>
    <TR>
      <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Position</TH>
      <TD WIDTH="70%"><SELECT NAME="userposition" SIZE="1">
<?php


   for($i=0; $i < count($position_array); $i++) {
    if(!isset($userposition) && $i == 0) {
      echo "<OPTION SELECTED VALUE=\"". $position_array[$i] .
           "\">" . $position_array[$i] . "</OPTION>\n";
    }
    else if($userposition == $cposition_array[$i]) {
      echo "<OPTION SELECTED VALUE=\"". $position_array[$i] . "\">" .
                                        $position_array[$i] . "</OPTION>\n";
    }
    else {
      echo "<OPTION VALUE=\"". $position_array[$i] . "\">" .
                               $position_array[$i] . "</OPTION>\n";
    }
  }
?>


      </SELECT></TD>
    </TR>
    <TR>
      <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Email</TH>
      <TD WIDTH="70%"><INPUT TYPE="TEXT" NAME="useremail" SIZE="20"
      </TD>
    </TR>
    <TR>
      <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Profile</TH>
      <TD WIDTH="70%"><TEXTAREA ROWS="5" COLS="40"
                                NAME="userprofile"></TEXTAREA></TD>
    </TR>
    <TR>
      <TH WIDTH="30%" COLSPAN="2" NOWRAP>
        <INPUT TYPE="SUBMIT" VALUE="Submit">
        <INPUT TYPE="RESET" VALUE="Reset"></TH>
    </TR>
  </TABLE>
  </CENTER></DIV>
</FORM>
<?php
}

function create_account() {
   $userid = $_POST['userid'];
   $username = $_POST['username'];
   $userpassword = $_POST['userpassword'];
   $userpassword2 = $_POST['userpassword2'];
   $userposition = $_POST['userposition'];
   $useremail = $_POST['useremail'];
   $userprofile = $_POST['userprofile'];

   global $default_dbname, $user_tablename;


   if(empty($userid)) error_message("Enter your desired ID!");
   if(empty($userpassword)) error_message("Enter your desired password!");
   if(strlen($userpassword) < 4 ) error_message("Password too short!");
   if(empty($userpassword2))
                  error_message("Retype your password for verification!");
   if(empty($username)) error_message("Enter your full name!");
   if(empty($useremail)) error_message("Enter your email address!");
   if(empty($userprofile)) $userprofile = "No Comment.";

   if($userpassword != $userpassword2)
      error_message("Your desired password and retyped password mismatch!");



   $link_id = db_connect($default_dbname);

   if(in_use($userid))
         error_message("$userid is in use. Please choose a different ID.");


   $query = "INSERT INTO user VALUES(NULL, '$userid', password('$userpassword'),
                     '$username', '$userposition', '$useremail', '$userprofile')";
   $result = mysql_query($query);
   if(!$result) error_message(sql_error());


   $usernumber = mysql_insert_id($link_id);
   html_header();
?>


<CENTER><H3>
<?php echo $username ?>, thank you for registering with us!
</H3></CENTER>
<FORM METHOD="GET" ACTION="<?php echo $PHP_SELF ?>">
<INPUT TYPE="HIDDEN" NAME="action" VALUE="register">
<INPUT TYPE="HIDDEN" NAME="userid" VALUE="<? echo $userid ?>">
<DIV ALIGN="CENTER"><CENTER><TABLE BORDER="1" WIDTH="90%">
  <TR>
    <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>User Number</TH>
    <TD WIDTH="70%"><?php echo $usernumber ?></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
    <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Desired ID</TH>
    <TD WIDTH="70%"><?php echo $userid ?></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
    <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Desired Password</TH>
    <TD WIDTH="70%"><?php echo $userpassword ?></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
    <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Full Name</TH>
    <TD WIDTH="70%"><?php echo $username ?></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
    <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Position</TH>
    <TD WIDTH="70%"><?php echo $userposition ?></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
    <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Email</TH>
    <TD WIDTH="70%"><?php echo $useremail ?></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
    <TH WIDTH="30%" NOWRAP>Profile</TH>
    <TD WIDTH="70%"><?php echo htmlspecialchars($userprofile) ?></TD>
  </TR>
</TABLE>
</CENTER></DIV>
<?php
    html_footer();
}

if (empty($_POST)) $_POST['action'] = "";

switch($_POST['action']) {
   case "register":
      create_account();
   break;
   default:
      html_header();
      register_form();
      html_footer();
   break;
}
?>


Here is code for the included "common_db.inc" file:


<?php
$dbhost = 'localhost';
$dbusername = 'root';

$default_dbname = 'sample_db';

$records_per_page = 5;

$user_tablename = 'user';
$access_log_tablename = 'access_log';

$MYSQL_ERRNO = '';
$MYSQL_ERROR = '';

$new_win_width = 600;
$new_win_height = 400;

function html_header(){

   global $new_win_width, $new_win_height;
   ?>
   <HTML>
   <HEAD>
   <SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript" TYPE="text/javascript">
   <!--
   function open_window(url) {
      var NEW_WIN = null;
      NEW_WIN = window.open ("", "RecordViewer");
      NEW_WIN.location.href = url;
   }
   //-->
   </SCRIPT>
   <TITLE>User Record Viewer</TITLE>
   </HEAD>
   <BODY>
   <?php
}


function html_footer() {
?>
</BODY>
</HTML>
<?php
}

function db_connect(){
   global $dbhost, $dbusername, $dbuserpassword, $default_dbname;
   global $MYSQL_ERRNO, $MYSQL_ERROR;

   $link_id = mysql_connect($dbhost, $dbusername, $dbuserpassword);
   if(!$link_id) {
      $MYSQL_ERRNO = 0;
      $MYSQL_ERROR = "Connection failed to the host $dbhost.";
      return 0;
   }
   else if(empty($dbname) && !mysql_select_db($default_dbname)) {
      $MYSQL_ERRNO = mysql_errno();
      $MYSQL_ERROR = mysql_error();
      return 0;
   }
   else return $link_id;
}

function sql_error() {
   global $MYSQL_ERRNO, $MYSQL_ERROR;

   if(empty($MYSQL_ERROR)) {
      $MYSQL_ERRNO = mysql_errno();
      $MYSQL_ERROR = mysql_error();
   }
   return "$MYSQL_ERRNO: $MYSQL_ERROR";
}

function error_message($msg) {
  // html_header();
   echo "<SCRIPT>alert(\"Error: $msg\");history.go(-1)</SCRIPT>";
   html_footer();
   exit;
}
function enum_options($field, $link_id) {
   $query = "SHOW COLUMNS FROM user LIKE '$field'";
   $result = mysql_query($query, $link_id);
   $query_data = mysql_fetch_array($result);

   if(eregi("('.*')", $query_data["Type"], $match)) {
      $enum_str = ereg_replace("'", "", $match[1]);
      $enum_options = explode(',', $enum_str);
      return $enum_options;
   } else return 0;
}

?>
 
Old September 19th, 2007, 06:13 PM
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It could be that you do not have a value set for the hidden form field. I don't know what line # that is looking at your code but the following line needs a value specified.

<INPUT TYPE="HIDDEN" NAME="action">



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