2009/8/28 Adam Jimerson <vend...@charter.net>: > On 08/27/2009 11:09 PM, Adam Jimerson wrote: >> This question might give away the fact that I am a php noob, but I am >> looking for the best way to test for form submission in PHP. I know in >> Perl this can be done with >> >> if (param) >> >> but I don't know if that will work with PHP. I have read the Learning >> PHP 5 book and the only thing that was mentioned in the book was the use >> of something like this >> >> print "<p>Hello ".$_POST['username']."</p>"; > > Sorry copied and pasted the wrong line (long day) > > if (array_key_exists('username',$_POST)) >> >> I'm sure that this is not the best/recommended way to do this but I'm >> hoping someone here will point me in the right direction.
Two options... 1) if (isset($_POST['username'])) // Specific to any given form 2) if (count($_POST) > 0) // Just tests whether any data was POSTed There are other ways to do it but I usually use one of these two. -Stuart -- http://stut.net/ -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php