php variables, the how-to of GET and POST..

Passing variables between pages, is easy. Read on..

GET and POST, what's it all about?

I keep getting asked the same questions!

GET and POST, what's the difference?

A web browser can send two types of request, $_GET, and $_POST. $_GET variables you can see, tagged onto the end of the url; they looks like this..

In this example the variable "foo" has been sent, with a value of "bar".

$_POST variables you can't see. These are sent when a web browser (or whatever client) posts a form.

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