I have just set up a contact form that both stores the data in a database as well as emails me data from the submitted form. If I go to my dashboard area I can see a list of messages received. My first thought would be to use a get request to view each one e.g.:
<a href="contact_detail.php?contact_id=<?php echo $contact_id; ?>">
I just noticed though that experts exchange does not have something like this if I check my list of questions and click on one. Instead I see something like:
Does it look like that because they are performing url rewriting to get pretty urls or are they using post instead of get?
And that makes me wonder, should I use post or get for what I am doing? I thought GET was the normal way of doing it.