POST Method in PHP

How to use POST 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="post.php" method="post">
Name: <input type="text" name="name">
Email: <input type="text" name="mail">
<input type="submit" value="Submit">

To use PHP POST method to get form values, you have to specify method = POST in the code.
Here POST method is used to access the form values. when submit button is clicked, the form data will be send to post.php file because this is the file name mentioned in the form action part.
Form is submitted when the user clicks the "Submit" button, when PHP POST method is used then the URL will not contain any form data, the URL will be passed as such. Here URL will be
In post.php file $_POST variable is used to collect values from a form.
Welcome echo $_POST["name"];
your Email echo $_POST["mail"];

Welcome Admin
Assign the form data to a variable and make use of variable in the script. This is done in PHP using $_POST variable
Welcome: <?php echo $_GET["name"]; ?>
your Email: <?php echo $_GET["mail"];?>

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