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Passing on a variable to a new page

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If I call a URL "...page.php?var=someval..", I don't get a value in page.php for $_POST['var']. What's wrong?
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Question by:AntonBotes
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When calling like that, you shall use $_GET["var"]
$_POST["var"] comes from a submitted form
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by:russelldav
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use $_GET['var'] instead.

anything after the query string '?' e.g ?name=joeblogg is accessed using GEt, if it's added to the POST buffer then use POST.

Hope this helps
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