On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Rick Dwyer <rpdw...@earthlink.net> wrote: > OK... external function... that would explain why I could not locate it. > > Let me get right to the problem I am having with this code as someone may be > able to help directly. > > I have a link on a page that opens a contact form. The link is > mypage.php?my_id=5 > > So on mypage.php, I capture this value with: > $my_id=$_GET['my_id']; > > I understand this much. But when the end user submits this contact form > they do so to formcheck.php and if formcheck.php sees a required field is > blank, it throws it back to mypage.php with an alert. BUT, I lose the value > of the variable $my_id. SO, I created a hidden field on mypate.php with > value="<?php echo $my_id; ?>" and on formcheck.php, I added $my_id = > $_Post['my_id']; > > However, when formcheck.php returns me to mypage.php, $my_id is still blank.
Use the right varialble for the method you're using, so if you're posting, use $_POST, if you're getting use $_GET.. Going by your example, $_GET is what you should probably be using, this is usually the default method if no method is specified on the form tag. Cheers -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php