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Can't run "mysqli_escape_string" with standard Webassist settings

Thread began 1/31/2016 10:27 am by djellis267466 | Last modified 2/08/2016 12:01 pm by Ray Borduin | 412 views | 4 replies |

djellis267466

Can't run "mysqli_escape_string" with standard Webassist settings

I am trying to use the mysqli_escape_string function to escape a $_POST input. The php manual says this needs a valid mysqli connection to be in place to run.

I have the standard Webassist mysqli statements in place and I can use the Webassist Record set functionality to display records. However the mysqli_escape_string does not run.

Any thoughts ?

<?php require_once('Connections/connXXSQLi.php'); ?>
<?php require_once('webassist/mysqli/rsobj.php'); ?>

$p = (mysqli_escape_string($_POST['searchwords']));

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

The correct syntax would be:

$p = (mysqli_escape_string($connXXSQLi,$_POST['searchwords']));

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djellis267466

Hi Ray, many thanks for your help. All working correctly now.

Cheers, Dave

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djellis267466

Escaping $_GET input

Hi Ray, should I be using the mysqli_escape_string method to escape all $_GET input before using the data in MySQL queries ? I am unclear if the Webassist built in functions mean that this is not required.

Cheers, Dave

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

We use the mysqli parameters which are automatically escaped, so you don't need to use that function on passed in values.

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