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<!DOCTYPE html>

<html lang="en">

 

<head>

<meta charset="utf-8">

<title>Web Form Design and Development :: Lesson 8</title>

<meta name="description" content="A Tuts+ Course">

<meta name="author" content="Adi Purdila">

 

<!-- Stylesheets -->

<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css" />

<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/styles.css" />

 

<!--[if lt IE 9]>

<script src="http://html5shim.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/html5.js"></script>

<![endif]-->

</head>

<body>

<header class="demo-header">

<hgroup>

<h1>Web Form Design and Development</h1>

<h3>Lesson 8: Server-side validation (the classic method)</h3>

</hgroup>

</header>

 

<div class="demo-lesson-nav">

<a href="lesson7.html" class="demo-lesson-nav-prev">← Previous Lesson</a>

<a href="lesson9.html" class="demo-lesson-nav-next">Next Lesson →</a>

</div> <!-- end demo-lesson-nav -->

 

<div class="demo-container">

<form action="scripts/lesson 8/validate.php" method="POST" id="form-new-account" novalidate>

<fieldset>

<legend>Create a New Account</legend>

<p>

<label for="name">Name:</label><br />

<input type="text" name="name" id="name" maxlength="25" class="validate-locally" />

<span class="demo-input-info">E.g. John Smith, must be between 3 and 25 characters, letters and spaces only</span>

<span class="demo-errors"></span>

</p>

 

<p>

<label for="username">Username:</label><br />

<input type="text" name="username" id="username" maxlength="15" class="validate-locally" />

<span class="demo-input-info">E.g. johnsmith, must be between 3 and 15 alphanumeric characters</span>

<span class="demo-errors"></span>

</p>

 

<p>

<label for="username">Gender:</label><br />

<select name="gender" id="gender">

<option value="0">- Select a Value -</option>

<option value="1">Male</option>

<option value="2">Female</option>

</select>

<span class="demo-errors"></span>

</p>

 

<p>

<label for="email">Email Address:</label><br />

<input type="email" name="email" id="email" class="validate-locally" />

<span class="demo-input-info">E.g. john@company.com</span>

<span class="demo-errors"></span>

</p>

 

<p>

<label for="password">Password:</label><br />

<input type="password" name="password" id="password" class="validate-locally" />

<span class="demo-input-info">Must be 6 characters minimum, alphanumeric</span>

<span class="demo-errors"></span>

</p>

 

<p>

<label for="confirm-password">Confirm Password:</label><br />

<input type="password" name="confirm-password" id="confirm-password" class="validate-locally" />

<span class="demo-errors"></span>

</p>

 

<p>

<input type="checkbox" id="subscribe" name="subscribe" value="on"/>

 

 

<label for="subscribe">Subscribe to newsletter</label>

</p>

 

<p>

<input type="submit" value="Create Account" name="submit" />

</p>

 

<p><small><em>Note: All fields are required!</em></small></p>

</fieldset>

</form>

 

</div> <!-- end demo-container -->

 

<footer class="demo-footer">

<p><small>a <a href="#">FORM</a> course by Ant brom</small></p>

</footer>

 

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.0.3/jquery.min.js"></script>

<script src="scripts/lesson 8/validate.js"></script>

 

</body>

</html>

 

tryed messing with from aswell as the php validate page

**************************************************************************************************************************************

 

<?php

ini_set('error_reporting', E_ALL);

ini_set('display_errors', '1');

 

 

/***********************************************************************************************/

/* If nothing is posted then we exit */

/***********************************************************************************************/

 

 

if (!$_POST) {

die("This file cannot be accessed directly!");

}else{

 

if($_POST['$subscribe'] == 'subscribe') {

// The Cheque checkbox was checked.

} else {

// The Cheque checkbox was NOT checked.

}

 

 

}

 

 

 

 

/***********************************************************************************************/

/* Define regular expression patterns */

/***********************************************************************************************/

$expEmail = '/^[_a-z0-9-]+(\.[_a-z0-9-]+)*@[a-z0-9-]+(\.[a-z0-9-]+)*(\.[a-z]{2,4})$/';

$expLettersOnly = '/^[a-zA-Z ]+$/';

$expLettersNumbers = '/^[a-zA-Z0-9]*$/';

 

 

 

/***********************************************************************************************/

/* Define the function for checking the field length */

/***********************************************************************************************/

function validateLength($fieldValue, $minLength) {

return (strlen(trim($fieldValue)) > $minLength);

}

 

 

 

/***********************************************************************************************/

/* Get the posted field values and validate each field */

/***********************************************************************************************/

$name = $_POST["name"];

$username = $_POST["username"];

$gender = $_POST["gender"];

$email = $_POST["email"];

$password = $_POST["password"];

$confirmPassword = $_POST["confirm-password"];

$subscribe = $_POST["subscribe"];

 

$errorExists = false;

$errors = "Errors: <ul>";

 

// Name

if (!validateLength($name, 2)) {

$errorExists = true;

$errors .= "<li>The name is too short!</li>";

}

if (preg_match($expLettersOnly, $name) !== 1) {

$errorExists = true;

$errors .= "<li>The name can only contain letters and spaces!</li>";

}

 

// Username

if (!validateLength($username, 2)) {

$errorExists = true;

$errors .= "<li>The username is too short!</li>";

}

if (preg_match($expLettersNumbers, $username) !== 1) {

$errorExists = true;

$errors .= "<li>The username can only contain alphanumeric characters!</li>";

}

 

// Gender

if ($gender === "1") {

$gender = "Male";

} else if ($gender === "2") {

$gender = "Female";

} else {

$errorExists = true;

$errors .= "<li>Please select a gender!</li>";

}

 

// Email

if (preg_match($expEmail, $email) !== 1) {

$errorExists = true;

$errors .= "<li>The email address format is invalid!</li>";

}

 

// Password

if (!validateLength($password, 5)) {

$errorExists = true;

$errors .= "<li>The password is too short!</li>";

}

if (preg_match($expLettersNumbers, $password) !== 1) {

$errorExists = true;

$errors .= "<li>The password can only contain alphanumeric characters!</li>";

}

 

// Confirm Password

if ($confirmPassword !== $password) {

$errorExists = true;

$errors .= "<li>The passwords don't match!</li>";

}

 

 

// If no errors, echo the results

if (!$errorExists) {

echo "<h3>Success! The form has been submitted!</h3>"

. "<p>Details:</p>"

. "<ul>"

. "<li>Name: $name</li>"

. "<li>Usernname: $username</li>"

. "<li>Gender: $gender</li>"

. "<li>Email: $email</li>"

. "<li>Subscribe to newsletter: $subscribe</li>"

. "</ul>";

 

} else {

echo "<h3>Error! Please address the following issues:</h3>"

. $errors;

}

?>

and now i do not know what i am or what i am doing been on it all day and think i have made it alot worse than it was at first

Edited by talos

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