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STAGE 5 CHALLENGE TASK 3 0F 3
Finally, we need the form to submit a unique identifier for the order to the process.php file. We need to be able to access that value in an order_id element of the $_POST array, like this: $_POST["order_id"]. For this particular order, the order ID should be 7546. We don’t want this value displayed in the browser. What do we need to add to the form? (Hint: We need to add a new HTML element with three attributes.
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Ye Olde Ice Cream Shoppe</title> </head> <body> <form action="process.php" method="post"></form> <select id="flavor" name="flavor"> <p>Your order has been created. What flavor of ice cream would you like to add to it?</p> <form> <label for="flavor">Flavor</label> <select id="flavor"> <option value="">— Select —</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"> <input type="hidden" name="order_id" value="7546"> </form> </body> </html>
Alex Heil53,534 Points
hey, actually you added the correct element to pass the stage, which is:
<input type="hidden" name="order_id" value="7546">
but looking deeper at your code the form is messed up, that's what causes the task to fail. you currently end the form right after declaring the method
<form action="process.php" method="post"></form>
and then start a new one after the paragraph text
<p>Your order has been created. What flavor of ice cream would you like to add to it?</p> <form>
if you fix that so that there's only ONE form your code will pass just fine ;)