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recod is not inserting in mysql databse  RSS feed

vibhas bhingarde
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insert.html file

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="utf-8">
<meta name="generator" content="CoffeeCup HTML Editor (">
<meta name="created" content="Sat, 24 Sep 2011 15:42:13 GMT">
<meta name="description" content="">
<meta name="keywords" content="">

<!--[if IE]>
<script src=""></script>
<div id="myDiv"><h2>CREATE ACCOUNT</h2></div>
<form name="myform" >
First name :<input type="text" name="fname" id="fname"><br /><br />
Last name :<input type="text" name="lname" id="lname"><br /><br />
age :<input type="text" name="age" id="age" /><br /><br />
Hometown :<input type="text" name="hometown" id="hometown" /><br /><br />
Job :<input type="text" name="job" id="job" /><br /><br />
<input type="button" value="Insert" onClick='ajaxfunction()' />


<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">

var err=false;

var fname=document.getElementById('fname').value;
var age=document.getElementById('age').value;
var hometown=document.getElementById('hometown').value;
var lname=document.getElementById('lname').value;
var job=document.getElementById('job').value;
function ajaxfunction()

var ajaxreq=new XMLHttpRequest();
alert("your browser broked");



var query1="?fname=" + fname + "&lname=" + lname + "&age=" + age + "&hometown=" + hometown + "&job=" + job;
alert(query1);"POST","insert.php" + query1,true);




$dbhost = "localhost";
$dbuser = "scott";
$dbpass = "tiger";
$dbname = "test";

$link=mysql_connect($dbhost, $dbuser, $dbpass);
die("could not connect to mysql');
mysql_select_db($dbname,$link) or die("could not open" .mysql_error());

$query="INSERT INTO employees VALUES('$_POST[fname]','$_POST[lname]','$_POST[age]','$_POST[hometown]','$_POST[job]')";

mysql_query($query) or die (mysql_error() );


echo "record inserted";

my recorded is not being inserted ,sometimes it insert a blank & sometimes it doesnot inserts only.
also echo "record inserted" doesnot gets printed even if it insert blank

help me
Eric Pascarello
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You are sending the data viw get, not post. You are appending the values to the querystring.

If you want post it has to be placed in send().

Read more about the basics of JavaScript since any tutorial would have pointed this out.

It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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