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<?php
require_once ‘config.inc.php’;
require_once ‘db.inc.php’;
require_once ‘functions.inc.php’;

if (logged_in())
{
  if (isset($_GET[‘action’]) && $_GET[‘action’] == ‘logout’)
  {
    logout();
    Header(‘Location: index.php’);
    exit();
  }
  echo ‘You are currently logged is as: ‘ . $_SESSION[’secure’][‘username’] . ‘.
‘;
  echo ‘Click <a href="index.php?action=logout">here</a> to logout’;
}
if (isset($_POST[‘login’]))
{
  $username = $_GET[‘username’];
  $password = $_GET[‘password’];
  if (login($username, $password))
  {
    Header(‘Location: index.php’);
    exit();
  }
  else
  {
    echo ‘Invalid username/password combination.’;
  }
}
else
{
?>
<form action="" method="post" name="form1">
Username: <input type="text" name="username" value="">
Password: <input type="password" name="password" value="">
<input type="submit" name="login" value="Login">
</form>

Click <a href="register.php">here</a> to register;
<?php
}
?>

I am getting following error

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ':' in /home/XXX/public_html/rdb/index.php on line 11
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Question by:CalmSoul
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by:wakemup
ID: 18818236
Is this the index file or another file? Chance are your 'Header' is being sent and it's the index page where the error is...
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by:Steve Bink
ID: 18818261
Yupyup...  the header is firing and redirecting to index.php, which contains a syntax error.  Post the first 15 lines of index.php, and we can isolate the problem for you.
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by:CalmSoul
ID: 18818286
this is index.php page....

<?php
require_once ‘config.inc.php’;
require_once ‘db.inc.php’;
require_once ‘functions.inc.php’;

if (logged_in())
{
  if (isset($_GET[‘action’]) && $_GET[‘action’] == ‘logout’)
  {
    logout();
    Header(‘Location: index.php’);
    exit();
  }
  echo ‘You are currently logged is as: ‘ . $_SESSION[’secure’][‘username’] . ‘.
‘;
  echo ‘Click <a href="index.php?action=logout">here</a> to logout’;
}
if (isset($_POST[‘login’]))
{
  $username = $_GET[‘username’];
  $password = $_GET[‘password’];
  if (login($username, $password))
  {
    Header(‘Location: index.php’);
    exit();
  }
  else
  {
    echo ‘Invalid username/password combination.’;
  }
}
else
{
?>
<form action="" method="post" name="form1">
Username: <input type="text" name="username" value="">
Password: <input type="password" name="password" value="">
<input type="submit" name="login" value="Login">
</form>

Click <a href="register.php">here</a> to register;
<?php
}
?>
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by:b0lsc0tt
ID: 18818508
Maybe it is just my browser (or maybe my eyes) but it seems like you are using slanted quotes instead of a single quote (aka apostrophe).  PHP will work with double quotes or single quotes (') but the slanted quotes (at times not even matching) should cause an error.  They seem to be in both pages.

bol
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b0lsc0tt earned 500 total points
ID: 18818572
If those are actually backtick characters (`) then that causes PHP to try to execute the contents in a shell.

bol
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by:b0lsc0tt
ID: 18818847
I'm glad I could help.  I'm especially glad it wasn't my eyes or monitor. :)

Thanks for the grade, the points, and the fun question.

bol
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