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PHP question

Typically these messages are "avoided" by turning down the error
reporting level once in production.  The isset() approach is a fine way
of doing it, or just seeing the messages while developing, then turning
down the logging level in production is fine too.


Jerry Feldman wrote:
> Just a followup. I added the following lines that were very useful. 
> error_reporting(E_ALL);
> ini_set('display_errors', 1);
> ini_set('display_startup_errors ',1);
> There were 2 problems. One was a result of register_globals being off.
> I fixed that with:
> $VAR = $_POST['VAR'];
> The other was I was using $PHP_SELF, and it is not $_SERVER['PHP_SELF'].
> The script now works correctly. 
> But, one more quesiton. When I have the debugging turned on, it reports
> that $_POST['VAR'] is not set.
> Notice: Undefined index: VAR in script.php on line 6
> I can fix this with:
> if (isset($_POST['VAR'] )
> 	$VAR = $_POST['VAR'];
> Is there a better way of doing this to avoid the messages. 
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