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Next, we need the flavor selected in the dropdown to be submitted to this process.php file. We need to be able to access it in the "flavor" element of the $_POST array, like this: $_POST["flavor"]. Change the HTML so that the value for "flavor" is submitted to the process.php file. (Hint. An "id" attribute on a form input can be used by JavaScript and CSS but is not passed through the form submission.

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Ye Olde Ice Cream Shoppe</title>
</head>
<body>

    <p>Your order has been created. What flavor of ice cream would you like to add to it?</p>

    <form method="post" action="process.php">
      <table>
       <tr> 
         <th></th>

           <td></td>


        </tr>  


      </table>


        <label for="flavor">Flavor</label>
        <select id="flavor">
            <option value="">&#8212; Select &#8212;</option>
            <option value="Vanilla">Vanilla</option>
            <option value="Chocolate">Chocolate</option>
            <option value="Strawberry">Strawberry</option>
            <option value="Cookie Dough">Cookie Dough</option>
        </select>

        <input type="submit" value="Update Order">

    </form>

</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Your code should look like this

<select id="flavor" name="flavor">
Pauline Orr
Pauline Orr
15,321 Points

Hey!

What you need to do is add name="flavor" to your select element. Hope this helps.