Creating headers in PHP makes page redirection possible, which can be incredibly useful. For instance, a login page can redirect failed logins to one page and successful logins to another. Page redirection is also commonly used with e-commerce sites that connect to MySQL databases. Watch this online video to learn how you can use PHP to redirect users to specific pages.
Alright. So in the last movie we took a small …detour so that we could understand what headers are and how they work. …During that detour, hopefully I impressed upon you the importance of altering …headers before even a blank space is output to the browser. …Now, we're ready to talk about when you'll need to work with the headers most …often, and that's when we want to do Page Redirection. …That's where they're really useful. So what is page redirection, and why do …we need it? Well, let's say that the user goes to a …log in page, they submit their log in information on a web form, gets sent to a …PHP page for processing. If they succeed in logging in, we want to …send them to one page. If they fail, we want to send them to …another page. That's where redirection comes in, being …able to send them to another page. A page that's different from the one that …they requested, or even the one that the form submitted to.…
I'm sure you've seen this in e-commerce. You submit your order, and then after a …
- What is PHP?
- Installing and configuring PHP and MySQL
- Exploring data types
- Controlling code with logical expressions and loops
- Using PHP's built-in functions
- Writing custom functions
- Building dynamic webpages
- Working with forms and form data
- Using cookies and sessions to store data
- Connecting to MySQL with PHP
- Creating and editing database records
- Building a content management system
- Adding user authentication
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was revised on 6/4/2013. What changed?
A: The old version of this course was 6 years old and it was time for a complete revision, using PHP 5.4. (The tutorials will work with any version of PHP and covers any differences you might encounter). The author has also added updated installation instructions for Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8. The topics and end project are the same, but the code is slightly different. It also addresses frequently asked questions from the previous version.
Q: This course was updated on 5/20/2015. What changed?
A: We added one movie called "Changing the document root in Yosemite," which helps the Mac installation run more smoothly.
1. PHP Overview
2. Mac Installation
3. Windows Installation
4. First Steps
5. Exploring Data Types
6. Control Structures: Logical Expressions
7. Control Structures: Loops
8. User-Defined Functions
10. Building Web Pages with PHP
11. Working with Forms and Form Data
12. Working with Cookies and Sessions
13. MySQL Basics
14. Using PHP to Access MySQL
15. Building a Content Management System (CMS)
16. Using Site Navigation to Choose Content
17. Application CRUD
18. Building the Public Area
19. Regulating Page Access
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