On Sat, 2010-06-05 at 12:46 -0400, Brandon Rampersad wrote:
> Those are POST parameters and not GET.
> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Paul M Foster <pa...@quillandmouse.com>wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 06:54:34AM -0700, Michael Calkins wrote:
> > >
> > > I would google this but I have no idea what this method is or how it
> > works.
> > > app.php?ph=cus&id=4
> > > Can some tell me what this either called or how it works?Can I get a
> > tutorial for it please?
> > This is standard HTTP/HTML terminology, not unique to PHP. What is means
> > is that the script being executed (app.php) has been supplied two
> > parameters: "ph" and "id".
> > app.php is a script that can perform various functions, depending on the
> > parameters passed to it. For example, app.php may display a record from
> > a database. And in this case, app.php may be tasked to display a
> > customer record, and the customer record it should display is the one
> > where the customer number is 4.
> > Syntax-wise, after the name of the script (app.php), are whatever
> > parameters, if any, the script requires. The first question mark begins
> > the list of parameters. Each parameter normally will be in the form
> > parameter=value
> > In between each of these parameter/value pairs, you will find an
> > ampersand (&). So in this case, you have two parameters being passed.
> > The first is "ph", and its value is "cus". The second is "id" and its
> > value is "4". What these parameters mean exactly to the script depends
> > on the script. There's no universal guide for parameters, what they're
> > called or what their values can be. You'd have to look at the script
> > itself to see what the parameters make the script do.
> > In PHP, if you want to use these parameters, you would query the
> > parameters this way:
> > $page_type = $_GET['ph'];
> > $which_item = $_GET['id'];
> > If executed this way, you would find that $page_type has a value of
> > 'cus', and $which_item = '4'.
> > You might have code inside app.php which would look like the following:
> > $type = $_GET['ph'];
> > $id = $_GET['id'];
> > if ($type == 'cus')
> > show_customer_page($id);
> > Hope that helps.
> > Paul
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Erm, no, they're definitely get variables and not post. Get data is sent
as part of the query string portion of the URL, post data is sent as
part of the header request.