[pmwiki-users] Again: Parameterizing Content

Felix E. Klee felix.klee at inka.de
Thu May 18 14:36:53 CDT 2006

At Wed, 17 May 2006 23:34:48 +0200,
Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> You can have your config.php look into the $_REQUEST array and place
> it in a variable that could be accessible from any recipe code. I.e.
>    $my_x = $_REQUEST ['inp_x'];
> will fill the PHP variable $my_x with 3 if the URL had inp_x=3 in the
> query string.

Nice to see that it's that simple.

> I don't know how to set up a new page variable though, or whether
> that's the best way to continue processing - I think a lot depends on
> what exactly you want to achieve.

Well, this is essential for both solutions that I proposed.  In the
first solution I proposed, the results of the function call are stored
in page variables.  In the second solution, the input values are stored
in page variables that get passed on to CGIs.

Felix E. Klee

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