PHP Query Parameters

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  • 0:05
    with Leanna Pelham
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    It's time to give each pet their very own page.
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    At this stage, a new page means a new file,
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    so create a show.php file, and copy in the require statements
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    for functions.php, the header and the footer.
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    Every page file is a familiar pattern.
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    We do some work at the top like querying the database,
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    and then we use the variables we created in the rest of the HTML
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    to print things.
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    Here, our work will be to query for only one pet in the database,
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PHP Query Parameters


In this tutorial we're going to create pages for each of our pets by using a query parameter. This is a bit of code that is added to the end of a URL to pass information to PHP. They look something like ?id=23. On the PHP side of things we'll use the $_GET superglobal variable to pull that data into our code.

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