After a new subject form has been created, you need to create a page that will do all of the actual form processing. This page will be rendered entirely in PHP and will redirect the user to a different place based on its success or failure. It will also include database connection information, defined functions, and form processing with MySQL. In this detailed online video, you will learn about processing form values and adding subjects.
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In the last movie, we created a new subject form. …That's just an HTML form and it's going to submit to create subject.php. …Create subject.php is going to do the form processing. …That's what we're going to work on in this movie, is how we process that form. …Now what I have in mind for that page is that it won't render any HTML whatsoever. …No matter what happens, there will be no HTML, it's PHP only. …And at the end it will redirect the user to an appropriate HTML page. …So on success, it will redirect them to one place.…
On failure it will redirect them somewhere else. …Let's try that. So, because we know we're going to be …redirecting, let's go ahead and open up functions.php. …And let's paste in that redirect to function that we wrote in the earlier chapters. …So, redirect to new location, we'll use a header request to set the location and do …a redirect. And then exit afterwards. …Remember all the things we talked about with headers. …We can't send any white space before we make this call or else we have to have …
- 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
PHP with MySQL Beyond the Basicswith Kevin Skoglund10h 26m Intermediate
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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