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Thread began 8/06/2012 6:37 pm by reiter303441179 | Last modified 9/02/2012 1:20 pm by reiter303441179 | 2993 views | 43 replies


Originally Said By: reiter303441179
  Morgan, I every time I click on a category link which takes me to category.php?ProductCategoryID=33 the page starts loading all 11,000 products instead of just the 277 which are in this category. Any ideas of what I'm doing wrong for it to pull all the products instead of the ones in the said category?  

Hi, looks like the wrong URL parameter is picked up by the page that is to show the chosen category. :) Chris have made a nice tutorial that explains it pretty good. Im to lazy to take screenshots ;)

The importen thing is to have the URL parameter set to ProductCategoryID in the recordset on the page that is to show the chosen categories products.

From the link category.php?ProductCategoryID=33 you send the ProductCategoryID as the URL parameter. Check my attached image. :)
"In the screenshot my URL parameter is called catID instead of ProductCategoryID"
Btw, is the products and the categories in defferent tables? Not sure if i asked this before, if they are different tables, are they connected with foreign keys?
One more thing, when you make the recordset, and you are unsure if the URL parameter is the correct one you can click the "Test" button in the Recordset dialog to see if its the right parameter/table etc ect.


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