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Thread began 12/08/2014 3:23 pm by PATSIGA429719 | Last modified 12/08/2014 8:25 pm by PATSIGA429719 | 264 views | 1 replies |

PATSIGA429719

php coding problem, from a newcomer

I'm new to php and cannot figure out how to link a form to a cart button. I first built the form as follows:


<div id="gcwheel_selectorbox"> <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="100%"> <tr><td width="125" valign="bottom" align="center"> <form name="pats_giftcards_12_ATC" method="POST" action="<?php echo $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"]; ?><?php echo (isset($_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"]) && $_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"] != "")?"?".htmlentities($_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"]):""; ?>"> <br/><table width="227" height="227"><tr> <td colspan="2" align="center"><img src="../images/gift_cards/pats gift card.jpg" alt="gc"><br/><img src="/images/pix.gif" height="2" width="125" alt="*"><br/></td></tr><tr> <td colspan="2" align="center"><a class="styleInfo" ="">Pats Gift Cards</a></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" align="center"><span>Select Gift Card Amount</span><br /> <SELECT name="pats_giftcards_12_ATC"> <OPTION value="5">$5.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="10">$10.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="15">$15.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="20">$20.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="25">$25.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="30">$30.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="35">$35.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="40">$40.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="45">$45.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="50">$50.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="55">$55.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="60">$60.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="65">$65.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="70">$70.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="75">$75.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="80">$80.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="85">$85.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="90">$90.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="95">$95.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="100" selected>$100.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="120">$120.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="125">$125.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="130">$130.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="150">$150.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="160">$160.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="175">$175.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="200">$200.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="225">$225.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="250">$250.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="300">$300.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="350">$350.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="375">$375.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="400">$400.00</OPTION> <OPTION value="500">$500.00</OPTION> </SELECT><INPUT type="hidden" name="" value="0" /> <img alt="" border="0" src="" width="1" height="1"></td></tr><tr> <td width="72">&nbsp;</td> <td width="143"></td></tr></table></form></td> </table><p></p> <td valign="top" align="center">&nbsp;</td>


The cart button is as follows;


<form name="pats_giftcards_12_ATC_<?php echo $pats_giftcards->DisplayInfo(""); ?>" method="POST" action="<?php echo $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"]; ?><?php echo (isset($_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"]) && $_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"] != "")?"?".htmlentities($_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"]):""; ?>"> <input type="hidden" name="pats_giftcards_12_ID_Add" value="<?php echo $row_products['ProductID']; ?>" > <input type="text" name="pats_giftcards_12_Quantity_Add" value="1" size="4" > <input type="image" value="Add to Cart" name="pats_giftcards_12_ATC" src="../WA_eCart/Images/Pacifica/Btn4_EN_addtocart.gif" border="0"> </form> </div><!--gcwheel end div-->

I then tried to link the button tothe form but I do not know enough about php to get it to work properly in my testing server. When I test the page it lets me select a gift card value from the drop down menu but when Im redirected to the my cart to preview my order it is incorrect, no matter what giftcard denomination I select it always shows me the first card value in the record set of which is a $5.00 gift card. the following code is printed at the top of my giftcard>php page:

<?php //WA eCart Include require_once("../WA_eCart/pats_giftcards_PHP.php"); ?> <?php require_once('../Connections/gcards.php'); ?> <?php $pats_giftcards->GetContent(); ?> <?php if (!function_exists("GetSQLValueString")) { function GetSQLValueString($theValue, $theType, $theDefinedValue = "", $theNotDefinedValue = "") { if (PHP_VERSION < 6) { $theValue = get_magic_quotes_gpc() ? stripslashes($theValue) : $theValue; } $theValue = function_exists("mysql_real_escape_string") ? mysql_real_escape_string($theValue) : mysql_escape_string($theValue); switch ($theType) { case "text": $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? "'" . $theValue . "'" : "NULL"; break; case "long": case "int": $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? intval($theValue) : "NULL"; break; case "double": $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? doubleval($theValue) : "NULL"; break; case "date": $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? "'" . $theValue . "'" : "NULL"; break; case "defined": $theValue = ($theValue != "") ? $theDefinedValue : $theNotDefinedValue; break; } return $theValue; } } ?> <?php mysql_select_db($database_gcards, $gcards); $query_products = "SELECT ProductID, ProductName, ProductPrice, ProductCartDesc, ProductShortDesc, ProductLongDesc, ProductThumb, ProductImage FROM products ORDER BY ProductID ASC"; $products = mysql_query($query_products, $gcards) or die(mysql_error()); $row_products = mysql_fetch_assoc($products); $totalRows_products = mysql_num_rows($products); ?>

and further down the page:

?> <?php // WA eCart AddToCart if (isset($_POST["pats_giftcards_12_ATC"]) || isset($_POST["pats_giftcards_12_ATC_x"])) { $ATC_itemID = $_POST["pats_giftcards_12_ID_Add"]; $ATC_AddIfIn = 0; $ATC_RedirectAfter = "cart.php"; $ATC_RedirectIfIn = ""; $ATC_itemName = "".$row_products['ProductName'] ."";// column binding $ATC_itemDescription = "".$row_products['ProductName'] ."";// column binding $ATC_itemThumbnail = "";// column binding $ATC_itemWeight = floatval("0");// column binding $ATC_itemQuantity = "".$_POST["pats_giftcards_12_Quantity_Add"] ."";// column binding $ATC_itemPrice = floatval("".$row_products['ProductPrice'] ."");// column binding $ATC_itemQuantity = floatval($ATC_itemQuantity); if (is_numeric($ATC_itemQuantity) && $ATC_itemQuantity != 0) { $pats_giftcards->AddToCart($ATC_AddIfIn, $ATC_RedirectIfIn, $ATC_itemID, $ATC_itemName, $ATC_itemDescription, $ATC_itemThumbnail, $ATC_itemWeight, $ATC_itemQuantity, $ATC_itemPrice); if ($ATC_RedirectAfter != "" && $pats_giftcards->redirStr == "") { $pats_giftcards->redirStr = $ATC_RedirectAfter; } if (isset($_SERVER['QUERY_STRING']) && $_SERVER['QUERY_STRING'] != "") { $_SESSION['WAEC_ContinueRedirect'] = $_SERVER['PHP_SELF']."?".$_SERVER['QUERY_STRING']; } else { $_SESSION['WAEC_ContinueRedirect'] = $_SERVER['PHP_SELF']; } } } ?> <?php // WA eCart Redirect if ($pats_giftcards->redirStr != "") { if (function_exists("rel2abs")) $pats_giftcards->redirStr = rel2abs($pats_giftcards->redirStr,dirname(__FILE__)); header("Location: ".$pats_giftcards->redirStr); die(); } ?> any insight would be greatly appreciated.

So again I would like to offer my customers the ability to buy gift cards from my website and so I built a form holding all the card value choices from $5.00 to $500.00 dollars. I then built a record set opened it in dreamweaver cs6 and set bindings to the Giftcard choices in The id, description and price collums. I am using ecart by the way and when I upload to my testing server the following experience occurs; I am able to scroll thru my dropdown menu and select a giftcard by Value and when I select it and hit the add to cart button it sends me to the cart page however the giftcard that it is saying that I selected id always the first card in the record set of which is the $5.00 card. It seems that something is missing in my coding in connecting the cart button to my form so I always get the first card choice in my record set.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

you're going about this a little backwards.

use the add to cart button behavior to create the add to cart form.

in the add to cart button behavior set the price column to be updatable from a select list.

after the add to cart form is created on the page, you can populate the list that it adds with the price values.

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