How can you make a form be able to fill a field with the url?
Example: if i have two fields, username and password, and my form is located at form.html how can I make
The form would have to read variables from the URL and parse them, and then repost those values into a field. For instance, with PHP, it would be:
<?php $sName = $_GET['name']; ?> ...some HTML goes here... <input type="text" id="name" name="name" value="<?= $sName ?>" size="60" />
This can also be done in jQuery by using location.href value to get the full URL, then split the URL into parts a few times with the split() function, and then use $('#name').val(sName) in jQuery to post the value into that field.
However, there are several security implications you have to consider. It is no longer advisable any more to take a raw GET value without running it through some XSS prevention steps:
Here's something that malicious people may use against a site that works with raw GET values: