Query Strings

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What is a query string?
A query string is the part of a URL that sends variable values to the script.

What’s the syntax?
Well, after the page name, you put a question mark (?). This separates the file name from the variables. Between each variable you set, put an ampersand (&).

An example?
The query string is bold:
http://www.phpmac.com/page.php?name=Jake&colour;=red

Show me how to incorporate them into the page!
You use them as $_GET variables. The following code will be page.php, and will be accessed with the URL of http://www.phpmac.com/page.php?name=Jake&colour;=red.



Using Query Strings




This would output The favourite colour of Mr. Jake is red

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