On form submit, I get prompted to download the PHP file

Posted on 2008-06-23
Last Modified: 2008-06-23
I tried to do this tutorial: and whenever I submit the page, I get prompted to download the php file that's triggered for the submit action. PHP is properly installed, the database is receiving the data.
Question by:troubledFish
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ID: 21851863
hmm where do you have your js files located?
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compfixer101 earned 500 total points
ID: 21851952
change this on the index.html page

<script type="text/javascript" src="/js/prototype.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/js/Application.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/js/AddressBook/Creator.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/js/AddressBook/Contacts.js"></script>
*****************CHANGE TO******************
<script type="text/javascript" src="/js/prototype.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/js/Application.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/js/Creator.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/js/Contacts.js"></script>

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Author Comment

ID: 21852019
hm I didn't notice my paths were wrong, thank you. but that didn't solve the issue. I even went so far as to place the files so they are in there proper locations, still didn't work. Here's whats odd:

If I have the path src="/js/<file>" I can submit properly and the database gets updated correctly. If I remove the slash src="js/<file>"  then I can see the existing database entries, but the form will no longer update the database.


Author Comment

ID: 21852035
Figured it out, I made just changed the action path from absolute to relative.

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