[UPHPU] Form Help

Daniel Stephenson dan.stephenson at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 09:58:56 MDT 2005


Or just use $_REQUEST to handle both.

-Daniel-

On 6/24/05, Tyler Gee <geekout at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dave gave a better, and more detailed approach, than mine...use his.
> Oh, and his was correct, too.  Don't use $_POST if it is in the url,
> use $_GET
> 
> On 6/24/05, Dave Smith <DavidSmith at byu.net> wrote:
> > > What I want to do is when someone clicks on the Edit button (green
> > > check mark) it takes them to a page that is prefilled with the
> > > information from the "member" that was selected.
> >
> > I would just use the query string like so:
> >
> > <a href="editmember.php?id=<?php echo $id; ?>"><img src="greencheck.gif"></a>
> >
> > Then, in the editmember.php file, just grab the $id value out of the $_GET
> > array like so:
> >
> > <?php
> >   $member_id_to_edit = $_GET['id'];
> >   // Do the database query here using the $member_id_to_edit
> >   // ...  SELECT * from Name where ID=$id
> > ?>
> >
> > Of course, if you don't have ID numbers, then you could use some other
> > form of identification.
> >
> > I may also humbly recommend that you pick up a PHP/MySQL book to get some
> > good ideas for how this sort of thing is usually done.
> >
> > Also, you'll need to worry about security since users could do anything to
> > that 'id' value in the query string (including write their own SQL code to
> > really mess with you). This is where it gets more important to go pick up
> > a good book.
> >
> > Good luck!
> >
> > --Dave
> >
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