Processing multiple forms in a cgi script
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Fri Feb 19 13:29:47 EST 2016
On 2016-02-19, Jon Ribbens <jon+usenet at unequivocal.co.uk> wrote:
> On 2016-02-19, Jeremy Leonard <jrmy.lnrd at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a quick question regarding processing multiple forms. Most
>> of my experience has been where there is just one form so the logic
>> was pretty straight forward for me. My question revolves around how
>> to handle multiple forms. I've seen that you can have an id for
>> each form, but I'm unsure how to process that. Any info or a
>> point/kick in the right direction would be appreciated.
> Only one form can be submitted at once.
serialize multiple HTML forms into separate JSON objects and then
combine those into a single JSON object and then submit that via an
AJAX call. [You could use XML instead of JSON, but that'd be even
I've no clue _why_ somebody would go to the trouble to do something
like that -- if you know how to stuff like that, then you probably
know better than to actually do it. ;)
If the data on some set of multiple forms is always going to be
submitted together, then just use a single form instead.
If you want to handle multiple different forms _one_at_a_time_ using a
single form handler, then just put a hidden input field on each form
that identifies which one it is.
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