I have searched to try to find out what is going on and I can't seem to figure it out.

I am trying to follow an online tutorial for a simple rating system and am having trouble.

here is the code


include 'connect.php'

$id = $_GET['id'];


<form action="rate.php" method="POST">
Choose rating <br>
<select name="rating">

<input type="hidden" name="id" value="<?php echo $id; ?>">

<p />

<input type="submit" name="submit" value="Rate">


Here is the error:

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_VARIABLE in /home/ahost307/public_html/domain.com/file/rate.php on line 5

any help. I am trying to pull data from my data base.

Thank you,

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Last Post by Stefano Mtangoo

Add semicolon after include

include 'connect.php';

Yep, that is it! Since PHP interprets semicolon as fullstop then line it will interpret as one line, so you are illegally trying to concatenate string and variable without a dot:

include 'connect.php' $id = $_GET['id'];
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