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$_GET not passing from form to php script on shared hosting

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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hi, I have a form which passes values in the url (ie. ?brand_id=1 etc) to a php script which then uses the variables to point to an seo-friendly url/page

It worked perfectly on my local server and other live server but on my clients server in this case it doesn't work and I don't have access to the root (appears to be shared apache settings).

Register globals is set to on so I tried adding stripslashes but this hasn't worked

many thanks experts...

PS. I also tried it with $_POST and $_REQUEST too
<?php
//take the posted search criteria and reformat into seo friendly url

$brand_id = mysql_real_escape_string(stripslashes($_GET['brand_id']));
//convert the model variables into a url
$model = mysql_real_escape_string(stripslashes($_GET['model']));
$modelnameurl = urlencode(strtolower($model));    
$modelnameurl_dash = str_replace("+", "-", $modelnameurl);

$prices = mysql_real_escape_string(stripslashes($_GET['prices']));

if($brand_id == 1) {$thebrand = "brand-name-here";}
if($brand_id == 2) {$thebrand = "brand-name-here";}
if($brand_id == 3) {$thebrand = "brand-name-here";}
if($brand_id == 4) {$thebrand = "brand-name-here";}
if($brand_id == 6) {$thebrand = "brand-name-here";}
if($brand_id == 7) {$thebrand = "brand-name-here";}
if($brand_id == 8) {$thebrand = "brand-name-here";}
if($brand_id == 9) {$thebrand = "brand-name-here";}

if($_GET['model'] != '') {$themodelname = '/'.$modelnameurl_dash;};
if($_GET['prices'] != '') {$theprices = '/'.$prices;};


$my_uri = $thebrand.$themodelname.'/'.$brand_id.$theprices;


header( 'Location: /products/'.$my_uri.'' ) ;
   exit;

?>

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