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send post data


How do I send Post data? This didnt work as the data doesnt get picked up with Post

 header("location:checkreg.php?myusername=" . $myusername . "&mypassword=" . $mypassword ."&mysurname=" . $mysurname . "&myfirstname=" . $myfirstname . "");


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Marco GasiFreelancerCommented:
You can't use header to pass post data or parameters (http://it1.php.net/manual/en/function.header.php). You should put them in a session (http://it1.php.net/manual/en/book.session.php):




And in checkreg.php:


That's all
Ray PaseurCommented:
Please show us the script that you're using to send the post data.  If you've got an HTML form, it should be easy to give you a tested and working example.

See: http://php.net/manual/en/tutorial.forms.php
Jagadishwor DulalBraces MediaCommented:
If you are posting data using form then why do you need header location redirect you can add action in form.
Julian HansenCommented:
Why do you want to post on a redirect?

Two options - if you have to post then create a dummy page with a form and the vars you want posted with some javascript to auto submit the form. Clumsy but then you are not doing something generally considered normal.

Failing that - you can use the $_SESSION to save the vars before doing a standard header redirect to the target page - which can then pull the values it needs from the session.

All of this is up in the air though - without knowing what you are trying to do the correct solution might be something else completely - such as using CURL or similar.
Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Not in "$_POST" but it would be there for $_GET.  $_GET is the query string info in a URL.


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