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Using php code in database value

Thread began 3/15/2019 10:09 pm by davidgard | Last modified 3/16/2019 12:23 am by davidgard | 35 views | 4 replies

Ray BorduinWebAssist

If it worked before, then it might work now if you use:

<a href="<?php echo($child->getColumnVal("link",true)); ?>"><?php echo($child->getColumnVal("name",true)); ?></a>

but I don't think it will.

A solution I've used in the past is to add an identifier to tell it to run the code in the field and eval() the code when the identifier is present.

So a simple example would be if you put the value in the database like: php:$email

Then use something like this when referring to the value:

<?php echo((strpos($child->getColumnVal("link"),"php:") === 0)?eval(substr($child->getColumnVal("link"),4)):$child->getColumnVal("link")); ?>

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