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simple login script but form wont post data :(


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ok..ive done this a million times..i have a working example here and i copied it and amended it for this new project but for some reason i cant get a form to post data to another page.

 

this is the error message i get

 

Notice: Undefined index: username in C:\wamp\www\uni\fyp\site\mobile\login.php on line 16

 

Notice: Undefined index: password in C:\wamp\www\uni\fyp\site\mobile\login.php on line 17

 

here is my form code:

 

                    <form method="post" action="login.php">
                        <table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
                        <tr>
                            <td style="vertical-align:top;">Username:  </td><td><input type="text" name="username" value="" /></td>
                        </tr>
                        <tr>
                            <td style="vertical-align:top;">Password:  </td><td><input type="password" name="password" value="" /><br /><input type="submit" id="submit" value="Login" /></td>
                        </tr>
                        </table>
                    </form>

 

and here is the code within the login.php where the form should post to

 

	$username = $_POST['username'];
$password = $_POST['password'];

// Help protect against MySQL injection
$username = stripslashes($username);
$password = stripslashes($password);
$username = mysql_real_escape_string($username);
$password = mysql_real_escape_string($password);

// Selecting data from database where correct username and password are found
$sql="SELECT * FROM customer WHERE username='$username' and password='$password'";
$result=mysql_query($sql) or die(mysql_error());

 

i cant see anything wrong..been looking for hours...please please help me

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ive already tried that...it just produces the same error.

 

ive just stumbled upon something very strange.

 

i have 1 record in my database with the data in the username field as "kevin" and the data in the password field as "busby".

 

when i try to login by typing a bunch of randum letters...those values go to login.php and i can echo them out.

 

but if i type in the correct username and password...it doesnt post through to login.php

 

any suggestions?

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