Processing multiple forms in a cgi script

Jeremy Leonard jrmy.lnrd at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 13:38:53 EST 2016


On Friday, February 19, 2016 at 1:18:41 PM UTC-5, Jon Ribbens wrote:
> On 2016-02-19, Jeremy Leonard 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. To identify in your code
> which one it was, either make the "action" attribute for each form
> point to different URLs, or put a unique "name" attribute on each
> submit button, or put an <input type="hidden"> in each form with
> a unique name/value.

Thank you. That helps. The hidden input will be perfect.


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