GET Method in PHP

How to use GET method in PHP to get form values?


Consider a simple form which contains a username, email address and a submit button.
A Simple Form:


When the user fill the form and click submit button the form will be submitted.
Coding to create a simple form
<form action="get.php" method="GET">
Name: <input type="text" name="name">
Email: <input type="text" name="mail">
<input type="submit" value="Submit">

To use GET method to get form values, you have to specify method = GET in the code.
Here GET method is used to access the form values. when submit button is clicked, the form data will be send to get.php file mentioned in the action part.
In get.php file $_GET variable is used to collect values from the form.
When GET method is used then the form data is passed through the URL ie, URL will contain form data.

In this get.php file the value can be accessed as by using $_GET variable.
Welcome <?php echo $_GET["name"]; ?>
your Email <?php echo $_GET["mail"];?>

Assign the form data to a variable and make use of variable in the script. This is done by using PHP $_GET variable.



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