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post url with 2 input

by bigup401 (Pilgrim)
on Jun 23, 2017 at 09:34 UTC ( #1193338=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

bigup401 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

how can i make url post with input choices

<input $1> <input $2>

how can i make it in url to either take input1 or input2

post => http://link/take input $1 or input $2

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Re: post url with 2 input
by marto (Cardinal) on Jun 23, 2017 at 09:41 UTC

      lets say

      $input1 = $cgi->param() $input2 = $cgi->param()

      and i want to make url post

      post => http://link.com/?num=either1 $input or $input2

        I'd probably start by suggesting that you write using Mojolicious::Lite rather than CGI in future, since it makes all this stuff easier with the Mojo modules. Regardless my previous answer suggests looking at the docs for LWP::UserAgent, the post() method which provides a working examples for exactly what you want to do. If you want to use a tool, read and understand the manual.

Re: post url with 2 input
by hippo (Bishop) on Jun 23, 2017 at 09:41 UTC
Re: post url with 2 input
by scorpio17 (Canon) on Jun 23, 2017 at 13:23 UTC
    You can't "or" inputs within the url. You'll have to submit BOTH, and then the backend script that handles the request can implement whatever logic you require (i.e., check each input field for valid values, etc).
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