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General Discussion Enhancing a Simple PHP Application Adding Search: Controller & View Escaping Output Review

Ilan Lavi
Ilan Lavi
2,808 Points

Bummer!

keep getting "Bummer! To place text inside a text input field, you should give it a value attribute.

Here is my code:

<input type="text" name="s" value="<?php if (isset($_GET["s"])) { echo htmlspecialchars ($_GET["s"]); }?>">

1 Answer

Ilan Lavi
Ilan Lavi
2,808 Points

Got it. The value needed the variable "search_term"... yet it should not result with "Bummer! To place text inside a text input field, you should give it a value attribute." :-))