Tutorial :codeigniter setting up a password!


I try to set up a password in a codeigniter form... Everything seems ok to my eyes but no matter which password I use the form is still submitted...

here is the code in the controler:

class MyBlog extends Controller{         function MyBlog(){         parent::Controller();         $this->load->helper(array('url','form','html')); //here we load some classes that we use            $this->load->scaffolding('entries');  //scaffolfing is a feature that lets you add or remove elements from the database          $this->load->scaffolding('comments');           $this->load->library('form_validation');//load validation class used to validate our forms...     }      function index(){          $data['title'] = "My Blog Title"; //the title of my blog        $data['query'] = $this->db->get('entries'); //here we make a small query to entries table            $this->load->view('myBlog_view', $data); ///load all data variables on myBlog_view.php       //this is also for the form validation              $this->form_validation->set_rules('title', 'Title', 'required');          $this->form_validation->set_rules('body', 'Body', 'required');          $this->form_validation->set_rules('author', 'Author', 'required');          $this->form_validation->set_rules('pass', 'Pass', 'callback_pass_check');              function pass_check($str) {          if ($str == 'baywatch'){              return TRUE;          }          else{              return FALSE;          }      }              if ($this->form_validation->run() == TRUE)          {                     $this->myBlog_insert();              //$this->load->view('formSuccess_view');          }          }         function myBlog_insert(){            $insert = array( 'title' => $_POST['title'],                          'body' => $_POST['body'],                          'author' => $_POST['author']                          );           $this->db->insert('entries',$insert);           redirect('myBlog/');         }      }   

and this is my form:

<div class="theForm">    <?php echo $this->form_validation->error_string; ?>  <?php echo validation_errors(); ?>  <?php echo form_open('myBlog'); ?>      <label for="title">Title:</label>    <input type='text' name="title" size="40" id="title" />  <p>  <label for="body">Body:</label>  <textarea name="body" rows = "10" cols="60" id="body"></textarea>  </p>  <p>  <label for="author">Author:</label>  <input type="text" name="author" size="40" id="author"/>  </p>  <p>  <label for="pass">Password:</label>  <input type="password" name="pass" size="38" id="pass"/>  </p>  <p><input type="submit" value="Submit New Post"/></p>  </form>  </div>  </body>  </html>  

any ideas? thanks in advance


<label for="pass">Password:</label>  <input type="text" name="pass" size="38" id="author"/>  

The input type is text no password, the id='pass'.


Ok, a couple of things first:

1) id's should be unique. ie your author field and your password field shouldn't have the same id. 2) password fileds should use the type "password" not "text".

I think the reason you're having problems is with your callback function pass_check(). Try changing your function to:

function pass_check($pass)  {  if($pass !== 'baywatch')  {    return FALSE;  }  

By the way, scaffolding has now been deprecated. Can I suggest you look into using models and the active record class as a way of interacting with your db? Also, this really isn't a very secure way of handling passwords. Have a look at some of the CI authentication libraries and see if you can implement one of them.


Ok guys...I found what the problem was...function pass_check was declared inside index()...and for some reason it needs to be outside as a method of the class...Hope this will help others... I give some ups for all the suggestions...

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