Are you using GET or POST as the method of your form? GET will limit the
amount of text you can submit because it appears in the URL. POST really
doesn't have a limit, as far as I know.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Monty [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2002 1:48 AM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: [PHP] Text Fields - How Big Can They Be?
> Hi Guys... This is indirectly related to PHP: Does anyone know the max
> amount of text a free-form HTML text field can handle?
> I noticed that for some longer articles we're storing in a content
> management system written with PHP, we were unable to paste the body
> article into the text field because there was too much text. When we
> the text down, it was no problem.
> This is bad news for a content management system! We have some longer
> articles, around 8-10 HTML pages, and now I have no idea how we are
> get them into the system using an HTML form. I really don't want to
> do this manually in MySQL. That would make me break down and start
> Has anyone else dealt with this and found a solution?
> Thanks a lot!
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