Join Candyce Mairs for an in-depth discussion in this video Using variables, part of Dreamweaver: Creating and Validating Forms.
We are now going to take a look at how to display variables, not only how to …display them, but how to create them initially in PHP. …Every server side language, has a slightly different way to go about …creating and outputting variables, so we'll take a look at the PHP version. …Now once we defined and opened up a PHP page within Dreamweaver, we now have this …PHP tab. If I opened a ColdFusion page, I would …have a couple of tabs. If I opened an ASP page, I would have an …ASP tab. So Dreamweaver recognizes the pages …you're working in, and provides an extra tab in the Insert bar or two in the case …of ColdFusion, to assist you in working with those server side languages.…
So how do we create a variable, and what is it? …Well let's take a look at adding PHP code in general. …So, the reason I went to tab here, is because every piece of PHP must be …surrounded by what's known as a PHP code block, and the easiest way to add that is …in the PHP tab, it's this piece here. You can see it says code block when you …
- Installing XAMPP on a Windows system
- Installing MAMP on a Mac system
- Using admin consoles
- Creating PHP pages
- Commenting code
- Working with web forms
- Adding custom validation
- Using redirects
- Dealing with email issues
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Setting Up the Dynamic Website Environment
3. Introducing Dreamweaver
4. Working with PHP
5. Working with Web Forms
6. Using Form Validation
7. Creating the Action Page
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