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Thread: PHP: Get input box value
10-31-2012, 03:15 AM #1
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PHP: Get input box value
Hi I am trying to see if a username is already taken in my table.
The following code calls the Java function when the user clicks out of the textbox.. It works great but I have to manually enter a username where it says 'HERE!?'
I would like it to use the value of the textbox 'text'.
How would I go about doing this?
10-31-2012, 08:49 AM #2
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completely wrong approach. PHP is executed on the server before the HTML/JS is displayed in the browser.
hence you cannot mix JS and PHP like that.
what you can do is ask a PHP script via AJAX, whether a certain username exists. and of course the DB table needs to be unique on the username field.
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