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03-07-2007, 08:31 AM #1
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Problems with Accessing Variables from different pages
could some1 please help me, I am trying to show the user of my website the information they have entered into my database just after he/she has submitted the information. I am trying to do this by assigning the information they have entered to variables. I have tried the following and its noty working
$contactname = clean( $_POST['contact_name']);
<?php session_start(); ?>
<td><?php $_SESSION['contact_name']; ?></td
page 1 is suppossed to lead to page 2 and display something for the $_SESSION['contact_name'] variable but no text is showing.
could some1 please help me
03-07-2007, 08:40 AM #2
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Is session_start() at the top of page 1? session_start() needs to be at the top of every page that you want to use sessions on. And this
should be thisPHP Code:
This also won't workPHP Code:
You need to either echo the $_SESSION or do something like thisPHP Code:
<?php $_SESSION['contact_name']; ?>