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Passing Form Elements as Session Variables

Thread began 10/05/2012 6:14 am by salaroche | Last modified 10/06/2012 12:26 am by salaroche | 1423 views | 2 replies

salaroche

Passing Form Elements as Session Variables

Jason:

Some time ago you suggested I use the code below to create a Session variable for each form element in a WADA Search Page. You suggested I enter that code on line one of the Results page.

<?php
@session_start();
if($_SERVER["REQUEST_METHOD"] == "POST") {
foreach($_POST as $k => $v) {
// store as session
$_SESSION[$k] = $v;
}
}
?>

Then you suggested I enter the following 2 lines of code on the Update page so that I may retrieve the session variable S_teacherName in that page. That code I entered on line one of the Update page.

<?php @session_start(); echo((isset($_SESSION["S_teacherName"]))?$_SESSION["S_teacherName"]:"") ?>

<?php echo((isset($_SESSION["S_teacherName"]))?$_SESSION["S_teacherName"]:"") ?>

Your suggestions worked well then and I'm sure they would work fine always. However, now I would need to use one of the Session variables in the Results page itself, but when I enter all the code listed above in the Results page, I cannot retrieve any of the new Session Variables in the Results page.

I've also tried not entering the second line of code (<?php @session_star(): echo.....), but it doesn't work either.

What am I not doing right?

Thank you for your attention.

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