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PHP $_POST in string

erzoolander asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hey - quick and possibly boneheaded question.

If I'm building a string...say...

$body = "hello there variable one, variable two, variable three"...

and I want to substitute those variables from items in a $_POST array...

Is there a quick way for me to say...

$body = 'hello there $_POST['variable1'] $_POST['variable2']' etc etc...without having to break it up as...

$body = "Hello there";
$body .= $_POST['variable 1'];
$body .= etc etc?

When I attempt to do...

$body = 'hello there'.$_POST["variable1"].' '.$_POST["variable2"]'; etc...
it seems to glitch...keeping the actual PHP code in the string...and not the gathered array items.

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