PHP Redirect Response

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    with Leanna Pelham
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    Go back to the new pet form and fill it out again.
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    OK.
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    It looks like it's still working.
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    Refresh a few times and check out pets.json.
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    Whoa, we have a lot of duplicate Fidos in our file.
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    Each time I refreshed, the form submitted and added my pet again.
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    Bad dog.
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    In the real world, we don't want users
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    to be able to create duplicate records accidentally or so easily.
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PHP Redirect Response

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As you use your form, you'll notice that after you submit the form, you just keep seeing the form again. If you keep submitting it, you'll end up with a bunch of duplicate records. That's no good. In this tutorial you will implement a redirect on the form submission to take the submitter to the home page, instead of back to the form, using the header() function. We'll explain what exactly a header is and how that relates to our HTTP requests.

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