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PHP Build a Simple PHP Application Integrating with PayPal HTML Forms

I make the method = post and i create a submit button; what special attribute should i put in the select tag?

i dont find anything which can access post data from server please help

form.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 action="process.php" method="post">

        <label for="flavor">Flavor</label>
        <select id="flavor" <?php $a= $_POST; ?> >
            <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>
          <?php $_POST=value ?>
        </select>
        <input type="submit" value="Submit">


    </form>

</body>
</html>

1 Answer

This line:

<?php $_POST=value ?>

will give you a syntax error - plus probably best not to overwrite the super global $_POST variable! I would remove this line.

remove the php from the select element:

<select id="flavor" <?php $a= $_POST; ?> >

You'll need to give the select element an attribute of name to pass it through the form submission and access it via $_POST['flavor']

   <select id="flavor" name="flavor">