Is the "echo $mySQL_user;" inside of a function? I believe you'll need to say "global $mySQL_user;" to gain access to it if so.
On 29 May 2013 12:39, Ron Piggott <ron.pigg...@actsministries.org> wrote: > > Good morning all: > > I have recently purchased a computer and am using it as a dedicated server. > A friend helped me install PHP and configure. I am saying this because I > wonder if using a newer version of PHP (compared to my commercial web host) > may be the reasoning behind the error I am receiving. > > I created a function to generate a form submission key. > - This created hidden variable for forms > - This is also session variable > > With this function I have an ‘ include ‘ for the file containing the mySQL > database, username and password. I know this file is being accessed because > I added: > > === > echo $mySQL_user; > === > > following the login credentials. > > But when I remove this line from mySQL_user_login.inc.php and place within > the function on the line following the include the "echo” returns nothing. > > === > include("mySQL_user_login.inc.php"); > > echo $mySQL_user; > === > > Can any of you tell me why this is happening? > > Ron Piggott > > > > www.TheVerseOfTheDay.info -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php