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GETting or POSTing a form

Posted on 2003-11-24
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How do I determine whether I am GETting from a form (i.e. first time called) or being POSTed from a form(the user caused a submit)?
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by:andreif
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there are 2 global arrays $_GET and $_POST

if you looking for some field name, let's say 'submit' you may check which of $_GET['submit'] or $_POST['submit'] is defined
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You mean from the client side or the server side?
from the server side it's trivial, just check the $_SERVER['REQUEST_METHOD'] variable..
it should be either GET or POST
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by:Snyke
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PHP up to version 4.3.0 the arrays name was $HTTP_SERVER_VARS ... the rest is the same.
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