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PHP Enhancing a Simple PHP Application Integrating Validation Errors Displaying the Error Message

Where is $errorMessage defined?

I didn't notice, where the author defined $errorMessage ? In which video he defines it?

1 Answer

Hugo Paz
Hugo Paz
15,622 Points

He sets it on the displaying the error message video. Right at the start he checks if there was an error sending the email. If theres an error, a error message is set.

if($mail->send()){
header("Location: contact.php?status=thanks");
exit;
}else{

$error_message = "There was a problem sending the email: " . $mail->ErrorInfo;
}
Ikey Onwubuemeli
Ikey Onwubuemeli
Courses Plus Student 410 Points

If($name == "" OR $email == ""){ $error_message = "problems" } That code doesn't stop a blank cell from posting into the DB. Can you please elaborate as i'm confused too.