hi guys, pls can someone pls help look into this code..
i'm trying to create a code that will add data into the database..
after inputing, its giving me the "ERROR: Please fill in all required fields!" error

 Allows user to create a new entry in the database
 // creates the new record form
 // since this form is used multiple times in this file, I have made it a function that is easily reusable
 function renderForm($first, $last, $street, $city, $contactno, $email, $error)
 <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
 <title>New Record</title>
 // if there are any errors, display them
 if ($error != '')
 echo '<div style="padding:4px; border:1px solid red; color:red;">'.$error.'</div>';
 <form action="" method="post">
 <strong>First Name: *</strong> <input type="text" name="cust_name" value="<?php echo $first; ?>" /><br/>
 <strong>Last Name: *</strong> <input type="text" name="cust_lname" value="<?php echo $last; ?>" /><br/>
 <strong>Street: *</strong> <input type="text" name="cust_street" value="<?php echo $street; ?>" /><br/>
 <strong>City: *</strong> <input type="text" name="cust_city" value="<?php echo $city; ?>" /><br/>
 <strong>Contact Number: *</strong> <input type="text" name="cust_contactno" value="<?php echo $contactno; ?>" /><br/>
 <strong>Email: *</strong> <input type="text" name="cust_email" value="<?php echo $email; ?>" /><br/>
 <p>* required</p>
 <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Submit">

 // connect to the database
 // check if the form has been submitted. If it has, start to process the form and save it to the database
 if (isset($_POST['submit']))
 // get form data, making sure it is valid
 $cust_lname = mysql_real_escape_string(htmlspecialchars($_POST['cust_lname']));
 $cust_lname = mysql_real_escape_string(htmlspecialchars($_POST['cust_fname']));
 $cust_street = mysql_real_escape_string(htmlspecialchars($_POST['cust_street']));
 $cust_city = mysql_real_escape_string(htmlspecialchars($_POST['cust_city']));
 $cust_contactno = mysql_real_escape_string(htmlspecialchars($_POST['cust_contactno']));
 $cust_email = mysql_real_escape_string(htmlspecialchars($_POST['cust_email']));
 // check to make sure both fields are entered
 if ($cust_lname == '' || $cust_fname == '' || $cust_street == '' || $cust_city == '' || $cust_contactno == '' || $cust_email == '')
 // generate error message
 $error = 'ERROR: Please fill in all required fields!';
 // if either field is blank, display the form again
 renderForm($cust_lname, $cust_fname, $cust_street, $cust_city, $cust_contactno, $cust_email,  $error);
 // save the data to the database
 mysql_query("INSERT customer SET cust_lname='$cust_lname', cust_fname='$cust_fname', cust_street='$cust_street', cust_city='$cust_city', cust_contactno='$cust_contactno', cust_email='$cust_email")
 or die(mysql_error()); 
 // once saved, redirect back to the view page
 header("Location: view.php"); 
 // if the form hasn't been submitted, display the form

you forgot singleqoute at cust_email='$cust_email. change it to cust_email='$cust_email'

it shows that some field is empty in your form. echo the fields which one is empty. try to change nonempty.

Hi abbyadnez,

You have an error on line 55

$cust_[B]l[/B]name = mysql_real_escape_string(htmlspecialchars($_POST['cust_fname']));

Should be

$cust_[B]f[/B]name = mysql_real_escape_string(htmlspecialchars($_POST['cust_fname']));