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    Pass variable in link from one PHP page to another

    So, I will go directly to the problem. I'm trying to pass a variable with a URL like this:
    PHP Code:
    echo "<a href='editImage.php?liink=$link2'>Edit</a>"
    where the variable $link2 is a link to an image. This works fine, the problem is when I'm trying to use $_REQUEST in editImage.php to catch the variable.
    In editImage.php I do this:
    PHP Code:
    $liink $_REQUEST["liink"]; 
    But $liink does not receive a value, it's empty. After this I just want to put the variable in a query and execute the query. When doing this I get this message from the browser:
    Notice: Undefined index: liink in /path/editImage.php on line 20
    where line 20 is the above REQUEST line. I have also tried this with $_GET but it's not working.

    I have searched on the forum and on google but I can't solve this one. Please help me, I would appreciate it so much.
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    $_GET is the right variable to use. Make sure the URL contains what you expect.
    PHP Code:
    echo "<pre>";
    Last edited by gw1500se; January 1st, 2013 at 08:48 AM.
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