Using single-page form processing in MySQL comes with a few perks because the logic related to the form is in one file. If errors occur, you can return error messages and populate fields with previous values, and it lets you quickly test and correct your code. In this video, you will learn about single-page form processing and other forms.
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In the last movie, we learned how to detect if a form was being submitted to a …page or whether the page was being loaded directly. …We first learned it in order to keep our page from blowing up on us if our values …weren't in the post array. However, there's another way that we can …use it that's super-handy. It will allow us to have a single page …that contains both the form and the form processing. …We'll essentially have a form that submits to itself. …Now there's nothing wrong with having the form and the processing on two separate pages. …I'm not trying to tell you that one is better than the other. …But having them on one page does add a few nice perks.…
All the logic related to the form, then, is in one file. …So, if you have a form that is for logging in, we have both the login html …code that is for displaying the form. And the processing of it, all in a single …file maybe called login.php. It also makes it very easy then to …redisplay the form if there are errors, because if there are errors we just let …
- 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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