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Form Handling - GET vs POST
Forms are used on a website to allow site visitors to interact with you in some way.
When to use
Whenever you want to add a form to a webpage.
Here's the basic HTML template I used in the video:
<form action="form.php" method="post">
Name: <input type="text" name="name"><br/><br/>
Hints & tips
- Forms send data from web pages
- Forms use POST and GET as methods
- POST variables look like $_POST["field_name"];
- GET variables look like $_GET["field_name"];
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