Hi Larry,

Try replacing the first echo with

echo "$Quantity added to your cart. Continue shopping or <a href='cart.php?FromScreen=$ScreenToRedisplay'> go to cart.</a> ";

In PHP, when you use "double quotes" (actually just a quote), variables such as $Quantity within them are replaced with the value of the variable. If you use "single quotes" (apostrophes), they are not. To me it is easier to read than all the concatenation.

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On 5/7/2014 7:59 AM, Larry Kleinman wrote:
Hi all - I am having something odd happen with two PHP pages. On the
first page, I have the following code:


<input type="hidden"
name="ItemMessageText"
value=" <?php
If ($ErrorMsg == '')
echo $Quantity. " added to your cart. Continue shopping or <a
href=&quot;cart.php?FromScreen=" . $ScreenToRedisplay ."&quot;> go to
cart.</a> ";
Else
echo $ErrorMsg; ?> ">



This page POSTs to a second page, which contains this code.

$ItemMessageText = $_POST["ItemMessageText"];



When $ErrorMsg is blank, the value of ItemMessageText on the second page
is

3 added to your cart. Continue shopping or <a href
=\"cart.php?FromScreen=/1dev/adult.php\"> go to cart.</a>


Notice that the quotes surrounding the name of the hyperlnk have been
escaped - there is a \ prior to the quotes. I have no idea why this is
happening and it causes the link to fail


To make it more odd, the problem happens when the script is run on a
GoDaddy server, but works fine (quotes are not escaped) when run on
ZendServer on an IBM i box


Larry Kleinman
Kleinman Associates, Inc.
212-949-6469



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