Input Text Data from Web Forms

This chapter provides tutorial notes on input text data from Web forms. Topics include creating Web form; receiving input text data with PHP the $_REQUEST array; input text data in ASCII, Latin1 and UTF-8 encoding; entering Latin1 characters with Alt keycodes.

Steps and Components Involved

Processing Web Form Input in ASCII

Processing Web Form Input in Latin1

Entering Latin1 Characters with Alt Keycodes

Testing Latin1 Alt Keycodes with IE

Processing Web Form Input in UTF-8

Outputting Form Default Input Text in UTF-8

Testing Alt Keycodes with IE on a UTF-8 Web Page

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 PHP Installation on Windows Systems

 Integrating PHP with Apache Web Server

 charset="*" - Encodings on Chinese Web Pages

 Chinese Characters in PHP String Literals

 Multibyte String Functions in UTF-8 Encoding

Input Text Data from Web Forms

 Input Chinese Text Data from Web Forms

 MySQL - Installation on Windows

 MySQL - Connecting PHP to Database

 MySQL - Character Set and Encoding

 MySQL - Sending Non-ASCII Text to MySQL

 Retrieving Chinese Text from Database to Web Pages

 Input Chinese Text Data to MySQL Database

 References

 PDF Printing Version