Read POST Form Data with PHP

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    Read POST Form Data with PHP
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    with Leanna Pelham
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    That's done with this super magic variable called $_POST.
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    Try it.
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    Let's use my favorite debugging tool, var_dump(), on this variable.
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    Fill out the form again and submit.
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    It prints out an associative array.
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    Each key is from the name attribute of the field,
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    and its value is what we typed in.
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Read POST Form Data with PHP


In this tutorial we will work with the PHP $_POST variable, along with the $_SERVER variable to capture the information from our form. We'll need to make sure our code is specifically looking for POST data, instead of GET, by using some logic.

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