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hello there..
I would like to post data to a page in php and then show the information of the posted data in the page..
so if this data if posted (Username=joe&Password=joe) then show it on the page..
it doesnt have to be username or password.. but anything that gets posted!
how can I do this?
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Assuming the data is being posted via a form

You would get the post data like this

$username = $_POST['username'];
$password = $_POST['password'];

And to display it on the page just echo the variable.

echo "USERNAME: $username";
echo "PASSWORD: $password";
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like I said, its not username and password but anything that gets posted in the page!
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by:gamebits
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Yes, what you need to do is use the name given to the posted data and assign it to a variable.

From where do you get the posted data?
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by:XK8ER
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from different pages from different forms.. that why I cannot use echo "USERNAME: $username";
because all of them are different.. so I want something to output the posted data!
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