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PHP Enhancing a Simple PHP Application Integrating Validation Errors Escaping Output

Stage 1 Integrating Validation Errors // Challenge

Hey, i don't really get it. It seems I have done everything right but its wrong on the Challenge

views_listing_edit.php
<?php require_once("controllers_listing.php"); ?><html>
<body>

    <h1>Edit Listing</h1>

    <form method="post">
        <table>
            <tr>
                <th>
                    <label for="name">Name</label>
                </th>
                <td>
                    <input id="name" name="name" value="<?php echo htmlspecialchars($listing_name); ?>">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <th>
                    <label for="Link">Link</label>
                </th>
                <td>
                    <input id="link" name="link" value="<?php echo htmlspecialchars($listing_name); ?>">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <th>
                    <label for="Description">Description</label>
                </th>
                <td>
                    <textarea id="description" name="description"><?php echo htmlspecialchars($listing_name); ?></textarea>
                </td>
            </tr>    
        </table>
        <input type="submit" value="Save">
    </form>

</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Erik McClintock
Erik McClintock
45,783 Points

Asaf,

Looks like you've copied and pasted and left each variable as "listing_name" in your calls to htmlspecialchars(). They need to be their appropriate variables, "listing_name", "listing_link", and "listing_description", respectively.

Erik