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CodeIgniter 2 Cookbook by Rob Foster

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Creating users

You will always need a method to create users yourself from within an application, and will need to; manually enter their data rather than the user entering the data themselves. We're going to build functionality to allow you to create users one by one.

How to do it...

We'll need to create one file:

  • path/to/codeigniter/application/views/users/new_user.php

And amend the following two files:

  • path/to/codeigniter/application/controllers/users.php
  • path/to/codeigniter/application/models/users_model.php
  1. Copy the following code into the, path/to/codeigniter/application/views/users/new_user.php file:
    <?php echo form_open('users/new_user') ; ?> <?php if (validation_errors()) : ?> <h3>Whoops! There was an error:</h3> <p><?php echo validation_errors(); ...

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