hi i just have a drop down menu which consists of date i need to submit the values and parse those values into date is it possible to do that my code is as
<title>TESTING THE DATE</title>
<form action="insert10.php" method="post">
<select name="day">
//<option value="null" selected="selected"> </option>
<option value="1" >1</option>
<option value="2" >2</option>
<option value="3" >3</option>
<option value="4" >4</option>
<option value="5" >5</option>
<option value="6" >6</option>
<option value="7" >7</option>
<option value="8" >8</option>
<option value="9" >9</option>
<option value="10" >10</option>
<option value="11" >11</option>
<option value="12" >12</option>
<option value="13" >13</option>
<option value="14" >14</option>
<option value="15" >15</option>
<option value="16" >16</option>
<option value="17" >17</option>
<option value="18" >18</option>
<option value="19" >19</option>
<option value="20" >20</option>
<option value="21" >21</option>
<option value="22" >22</option>
<option value="23" >23</option>
<option value="24" >24</option>
<option value="25" >25</option>
<option value="26" >26</option>
<option value="27" >27</option>
<option value="28" >28</option>
<option value="29" >29</option>
<option value="30" >30</option>
<option value="31" >31</option>
<select name="month">
//<option value="null" selected="selected"> </option>
<option value="1">1</option>
<option value="2">2</option>
<option value="3">3</option>
<option value="4">4</option>
<option value="5">5</option>
<option value="6">6</option>
<option value="7">7</option>
<option value="8">8</option>
<option value="9">9</option>
<option value="10">10</option>
<option value="11">11</option>
<option value="12">12</option>
<select name="year">
//<option value="null" selected="selected"> </option>
<option value="1970">1970</option>
<option value="1971">1971</option>
<option value="1972">1972</option>
<option value="1973">1973</option>
<option value="1974">1974</option>
<option value="1975">1975</option>
<option value="1976">1976</option>
<option value="1977">1977</option>
<option value="1978">1978</option>
<option value="1979">1979</option>
<option value="1980">1980</option>
<option value="1981">1981</option>
<option value="1982">1982</option>
<option value="1983">1983</option>
<option value="1984">1984</option>
<option value="1985">1985</option>
<option value="1986">1986</option>
<option value="1987">1987</option>
<option value="1988">1988</option>
<option value="1989">1989</option>
<option value="1990">1990</option>
<option value="1991">1991</option>
<option value="1992">1992</option>
<option value="1993">1993</option>
<option value="1994">1994</option>
<option value="1995">1995</option>
<option value="1996">1996</option>
<option value="1997">1997</option>
<option value="1998">1998</option>
<option value="1999">1999</option>
<option value="2000">2000</option>
<option value="2001">2001</option>
<option value="2002">2002</option>
<option value="2003">2003</option>
<option value="2004">2004</option>
<option value="2005">2005</option>
<option value="2006">2006</option>
<option value="2007">2007</option>
<option value="2008">2008</option>
<option value="2009">2009</option>
<option value="2010">2010</option>
<input type="submit" value="SUBMIT">

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Last Post by Fungus1487

first of all you dont have to hard code all your <OPTION>'s into your page. it would be much better if you create them dynamically then you would not need to update the years every year.


<select name="year">
$count = 0;
while ($count < [num of years you want to go back]) {
$year = date("Y") - $count;
print("<option value='" . $year . "'>" . $year . "</option>");

$count ++;

then processing this is quite easy. just use a POST or GET method to post it to the 'insert10.php' page then convert the values using this

$day = $_POST['day']; //if using GET use $_GET['day'];
$month = $_POST['month'];
$year = $_POST['year'];

$date = mktime(0, 0, 0, $month, $day, $year);
// using the format mktime(hour, minute, second, month, day, year)

now $date contains your date and you may do with it as u wish hope this helps.

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