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    Problems with delete in MYSQL

    Hi,

    I am new to the list and I would like to get some advice on SQL coding from time to time. I am currently working my way through Kevin Yank's excellent tutorial and have hit a snag.

    The control file, "index.php" tries to detect the "deletejoke" flag coming from the jokes.html.php file with the line:



    if (isset($_get['deletejoke']))

    {



    but fails to detect it.



    The jokes.html.php file sets up the "deletejoke" flag when the user presses the delete button on a particular joke with:



    <form action="?deletejoke" method="post">



    I have tried various simple tests like displaying a simple message from the error.html.php file if the "deletejoke" flag is detected, but nothing happens. I think this means that the "deletejoke" flag is not being passed from jokes.html.php to index.php. I cannot find any reason for this since the other flags are all passing through and I am able to list the jokes and add new ones at will.



    Any ideas?


    All the best,



    Cearbhall

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    Welcome @comanna ; and I am pleased you have chosen to join us and ask for some guidance.
    Based on your brief description I believe the problem is simply that
    Code:
    if (isset($_get['deletejoke']))
    
    {
    should be
    Code:
    if (isset($_GET['deletejoke']))
    
    {
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