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sorting with post variable

Thread began 2/24/2011 3:07 pm by Nico | Last modified 2/24/2011 3:42 pm by Dave Buchholz | 674 views | 1 replies |


sorting with post variable

This may be already discussed but couldn't find any information.
I am using the 'sort server behavior' and it works great.
My only issue is that I don't want to use the $_GET method.
I can't get it to work using the $_POST method.

Am I doing something wrong or the 'sort server behavior' works with the $_GET['method'] ?

Thank you in advance.

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Dave BuchholzBeta Tester

If you are happy to hand code a solution then this is an example of how I would do it

switch($_POST["sortBy"]) {

    case "newest":
    $orderClause = "tbl_products.tstampinsert DESC, tbl_products.title";
    case "a-z":
    $orderClause = "tbl_products.title, tbl_products.sortorder";
    case "z-a":
    $orderClause = "tbl_products.title DESC, tbl_products.sortorder";
    // default behaviour
    $orderClause = "tbl_products.sortorder, tbl_products.title";

mysql_select_db($database_connDB, $connDB);
$query_rsRecordsetName = "SELECT tbl_products.* FROM tbl_products ORDER BY " . $orderClause . "";
$rsRecordsetName = mysql_query($query_rsRecordsetName, $connDB) or die(mysql_error());
$row_rsRecordsetName = mysql_fetch_assoc($rsRecordsetName);
$totalRows_rsRecordsetName = mysql_num_rows($rsRecordsetName);
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