Category: Routing

Q: Can't get query strings from URL

This my code:


public function getUser() {
  if ($this->Auth->user()) {
    $userId = (empty($this->request->query['id']) ? null : $this->request->query['id']);
    if ($userId == null) {
      $user = $this->Data->findUser($userId);
      $this->set('user', $user);
    } else {
      $this->set('msg', 'user not found');
      $this->set('user', null);

  } else {
    $this->redirect(['controller' => 'users', 'action' => 'login']);

My problem is whenever I pass id to this action, I will get $userId = null so that the if/else failed to work. Can someone help me?


beforeFilter looks like this:

public function beforeFilter(Event $event) {

SOLVED query string url
1 Answers
Accepted by Faalih Safi

Typically when you use Security->requireSecure() to do https redirects, you have to make sure you do pass all data from http to https.

public function beforeFilter(Event $event) {

	$this->Security->requireSecure(); //check this out

and more for example:

you make have the following code in controller's initialize function:

$this->loadComponent('Security', ['blackHoleCallback' => 'ssl']);

make sure you have ssl() function looks like:

public function ssl() {

  return $this->redirect('https://' . env('SERVER_NAME') . $this->request->here());
  //$this->request->here() will pass full url with query strings
  //$this->request->here will echo only base path of url

Hope this helps

Created: 31 Aug '16

Last Reply: 3 Sep '16

Replies: 1

Views: 3335

Votes: 0

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