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.



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