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// this file should be named store_register_process.php
// the lines below store the data submitted from a form (register.php) into variables
$email = $_POST['email'];
$password = $_POST['password'];
// because we never, ever, never, ever trust user input we santize it.
// this replaces SQL characters with safe characters.
// it's not perfect, but it's better than nothing!!
$email = mysqli_real_escape_string($connect,$email);
// the line below creates an encryped password.
// we encrypt passwords so if an EVIL HACKER accesses our database
// they can't see our passwords. These passwords are pretty difficult
// to decipher
$safe_password = password_hash($password,PASSWORD_DEFAULT);
// we need to see if there is a duplicate email address
// the first thing we need to do is see if their email
$check_for_duplicate_email = mysqli_query($connect, "SELECT * from users WHERE email = '$email';");
if (mysqli_num_rows($check_for_duplicate_email) == 0) {
$result = mysqli_query($connect,
"INSERT INTO `users`
(`password`, `email`)
VALUES ('$safe_password', '$email');");
} else {
// the lines below execute an SQL query that insert
// a new user into our users table.
echo "I am sorry you cant use that email address";
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