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PHP Build a Basic PHP Website (2018) Adding a Basic Form Redirecting After a Form Submission

Form feilds

After redirecting a page when i hit back from thanks.php form feilds are still filled in suggestion.php

<?php

  $name = $_POST['name'];
  $email = $_POST['email'];
  $details = $_POST['details'];

  $email_body = "";
  echo "<pre>";
  $email_body .= "Name : ".$name."\n";
  $email_body .= "Email : ".$email."\n";
  $email_body .= "Details : ".$details."\n";
  echo $email_body;
  echo "</pre>";

  //mailer function
 //redirecting page to thanks.php
  header("location:thanks.php");
?>

1 Answer

Simon Coates
Simon Coates
28,687 Points

browser form autocomplete? You can probably alter an autocomplete setting in your browser, but if the PHP and requests don't support the functionality you're observing, then it seems likely the behaviour is coming from your browser.