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<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
<style>
.error {color: #FF0000;}
</style>
</head>
<body>

<?php
// define variables and set to empty values
$nameErr = $emailErr = $genderErr = $websiteErr = “”;
$name = $email = $gender = $comment = $website = “”;

if ($_SERVER[“REQUEST_METHOD”] == “POST”)
{
if (empty($_POST[“name”]))
{$nameErr = “Name is required”;}
else
{
$name = test_input($_POST[“name”]);
// check if name only contains letters and whitespace
if (!preg_match(“/^[a-zA-Z ]*$/”,$name))
{
$nameErr = “Only letters and white space allowed”;
}
}

if (empty($_POST[“email”]))
{$emailErr = “Email is required”;}
else
{
$email = test_input($_POST[“email”]);
// check if e-mail address syntax is valid
if (!preg_match(“/([\w\-]+\@[\w\-]+\.[\w\-]+)/”,$email))
{
$emailErr = “Invalid email format”;
}
}

if (empty($_POST[“website”]))
{$website = “”;}
else
{
$website = test_input($_POST[“website”]);
// check if URL address syntax is valid (this regular expression also allows dashes in the URL)
if (!preg_match(“/\b(?:(?:https?|ftp):\/\/|www\.)[-a-z0-9+&@#\/%?=~_|!:,.;]*[-a-z0-9+&@#\/%=~_|]/i”,$website))
{
$websiteErr = “Invalid URL”;
}
}

if (empty($_POST[“comment”]))
{$comment = “”;}
else
{$comment = test_input($_POST[“comment”]);}

if (empty($_POST[“gender”]))
{$genderErr = “Gender is required”;}
else
{$gender = test_input($_POST[“gender”]);}
}

function test_input($data)
{
$data = trim($data);
$data = stripslashes($data);
$data = htmlspecialchars($data);
return $data;
}
?>

<h2>PHP Form Validation Example</h2>
<p><span>* required field.</span></p>
<form method=”post” action=”<?php echo htmlspecialchars($_SERVER[“PHP_SELF”]);?>“>
Name: <input type=”text” name=”name” value=”<?php echo $name;?>“>
<span>* <?php echo $nameErr;?></span>
<br><br>
E-mail: <input type=”text” name=”email” value=”<?php echo $email;?>“>
<span>* <?php echo $emailErr;?></span>
<br><br>
Website: <input type=”text” name=”website” value=”<?php echo $website;?>“>
<span><?php echo $websiteErr;?></span>
<br><br>
Comment: <textarea name=”comment” rows=”5″ cols=”40″><?php echo $comment;?></textarea>
<br><br>
Gender:
<input type=”radio” name=”gender” <?php if (isset($gender) && $gender==”female”) echo “checked”;?>  value=”female”>Female
<input type=”radio” name=”gender” <?php if (isset($gender) && $gender==”male”) echo “checked”;?>  value=”male”>Male
<span>* <?php echo $genderErr;?></span>
<br><br>
<input type=”submit” name=”submit” value=”Submit”>
</form>

<?php
echo “<h2>Your Input:</h2>”;
echo $name;
echo “<br>”;
echo $email;
echo “<br>”;
echo $website;
echo “<br>”;
echo $comment;
echo “<br>”;
echo $gender;
?>

</body>
</html>

 

Output:

PHP Form Validation Example

* required field.

Name:  * Name is required

E-mail:  * Email is required

Website: 

Comment: 

Gender: Female Male * Gender is required

Your Input