php form automation


Is there anyway i can automate a form with php so it automatically submits the form with out hitting the submit button?

Thanks Paul
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You can do this with html depending on exactly how you want it to work, eg: the following uses the body onload event (so it will be submitted as soon as the page loads):

<body onload="document.form1.submit()">

<form action="a.php" method="post" name="form1">
<input type="text" name="test" value="text">
<input type="submit" name="Submit">


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submissiontechnologyAuthor Commented:
Ok cool

But how could I submit the form with out going to the next page? ie streem the data
You might need to use curl for what you are doing which requires you to have the curl package installed on your server, see:

Theres an example of use here: http:Q_20743403.html
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submissiontechnologyAuthor Commented:
yeah I have used that b4 thanks
submissiontechnologyAuthor Commented:
Any got any examples of how i would do it with curl?
Theres a nice example/tutorial here:

If you need more example of use i will let someone with more experience with curl help you out.

Best Wishes.
What do you want to trigger the submit?
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