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URL parameter with 2 vaiables

Thread began 9/17/2009 3:45 pm by colin282897 | Last modified 9/18/2009 11:40 am by colin282897 | 884 views | 4 replies


URL parameter with 2 vaiables

I have a simple recordset that displays records from a url posted to it.
The record set only looks at one field in a table but I want to be able to send 2 variables to this record set ie send variable1 and variable2 in a url. I then need the record set to show all entries in the table that match either variable1 or variable2.

Currently it looks like this

if (!function_exists("GetSQLValueString")) {
function GetSQLValueString($theValue, $theType, $theDefinedValue = "", $theNotDefinedValue = "")
if (PHP_VERSION < 6) {
$theValue = get_magic_quotes_gpc() ? stripslashes($theValue) : $theValue;

$theValue = function_exists("mysql_real_escape_string") ? mysql_real_escape_string($theValue) : mysql_escape_string($theValue);

switch ($theType) {
case "text":
$theValue = ($theValue != "") ? "'" . $theValue . "'" : "NULL";
case "long":
case "int":
$theValue = ($theValue != "") ? intval($theValue) : "NULL";
case "double":
$theValue = ($theValue != "") ? doubleval($theValue) : "NULL";
case "date":
$theValue = ($theValue != "") ? "'" . $theValue . "'" : "NULL";
case "defined":
$theValue = ($theValue != "") ? $theDefinedValue : $theNotDefinedValue;
return $theValue;

$colname_company_list = "-1";
if (isset($_GET['region'])) {
$colname_company_list = (get_magic_quotes_gpc()) ? $_GET['region'] : addslashes($_GET['region']);
mysql_select_db($database_brighton, $brighton);
$query_company_list = sprintf("SELECT * FROM directory WHERE region = %s ORDER BY listing_type ASC, business_name ASC", GetSQLValueString($colname_company_list, "text"));
$company_list = mysql_query($query_company_list, $brighton) or die(mysql_error());
$row_company_list = mysql_fetch_assoc($company_list);
$totalRows_company_list = mysql_num_rows($company_list);

mysql_select_db($database_brighton, $brighton);
$query_region = "SELECT * FROM regions ORDER BY region ASC";
$region = mysql_query($query_region, $brighton) or die(mysql_error());
$row_region = mysql_fetch_assoc($region);
$totalRows_region = mysql_num_rows($region);

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