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ElseIf (nesting/syntax) Script Error. A new set of eyes please.


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I've been hacking at this for 3 hours now.. My syntax seems to be screwed up on something, but I cannot find it for the life of me!

 

Error thrown is obvious I am missing or have something nested wrong!

Parse error: parse error in C:\wamp\www\php\php_study\login_processor.php on line 22

 

 

Here is my code. Error is being thrown on the line of the elseif statment.

 

<?php
  include('db_cxn.php');
  $cxn = mysqli_connect($host, $user, $pass, $db) or die("Query died: connect");
  $sql = "SELECT username FROM users WHERE username = '$_POST[username]'";
  $result = mysqli_query($cxn, $sql) or die("Query Died: username");
  $num = mysqli_num_rows($result);
  if ($num > 0) {
      $sql = "SELECT username FROM users WHERE username='$_POST[username]' AND password=md5('$_POST[password]')";
      $result2 = mysqli_query($cxn, $sql) or die("Query died: password");
      $num2 = mysqli_num_rows($result2);
      if ($num2 > 0) {
          $_SESSION['auth'];
          $_SESSION['logname'] = $_SESSION['username'];
      } //if ($num2 > 0)
      
      header("Location: the_secret_page.php");
  } //if ($num > 0)
  
  else {
      $message1 = "The login name, '$_POST[username]' does not exist in the database. Please try again";
      $username = strip_tags(trim($_POST[username]));
      include('login_form.php');
  } //else
  
  elseif ($num == 0) {
      $message1 = "The username you entered does not exist. Please try again.s";
      include("login_form.php");
  } //elseif ($num == 0)
?>

 

I don't think my form html/php code is necessary, but I'll include it for reference:

 

<h1>Login Form</h1>

<?php
  $fields_1 = array("username" => "User Name", "password" => "Password");
?>

<form method="post" action="login_processor.php">
<fieldset>
<legend>Login Form</legend>
<?php
  if (isset($message_1)) {
      echo "$message_1";
  } //if (isset($message_1))
  foreach ($fields_1 as $field => $value) {
      if (preg_match("/pass/i", $field))
          $type = "password";
      else
          $type = "text";
      echo "<div id='field'>
<label for='$field'>$value</label>
<input id='$field' name='$field' type='$type' value='" . @$$field . "' size='20' maxlength='50' />
</div>\n";
  } //foreach ($fields_1 as $field => $value)
?>
<input type="submit" name="Button" value="Login" />
</fieldset>
</form>

 

 

 

 

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I think I just figured it out. My elseif needed to go before the else.. The error is no longer being throw, so my guess is I got it..

 

My code is far from done (cleaned up and secured), but I'm open for any suggestions or critique on what I have so far..

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