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Need help with SQL syntax errors

Thread began 2/27/2019 6:07 pm by gail.bergan407744 | Last modified 2/28/2019 4:01 pm by Ray Borduin | 37 views | 7 replies |

gail.bergan407744

Need help with SQL syntax errors

Hi,

All of a sudden I'm having an issue with a few PHP pages that have worked for years. They are pages that pull member info from a database, allow the admins or individual members to alter the info, then post back to the database. For some reason, after changing the data, the form is not posting back but is giving the error message: "There is an error in your SQL syntax." Our server administrator, who is not a developer, says after checking the syntax in the two forms throwing the error, says he gets this response:

$GCSMembership_i = mysqli_init();
if (defined("MYSQLI_OPT_INT_AND_FLOAT_NATIVE")) $GCSMembership_i->options(MYSQLI_OPT_INT_AND_FLOAT_NATIVE, TRUE);
$GCSMembership_i->real_connect($hostname_GCSMembership_i, $username_GCSMembership_i, $password_GCSMembership_i, $database_GCSMembership_i) or die("Connect Error: " . mysqli_connect_error());

He doesn't know what this means nor do I. I am using DW CS 6 and your WebAssist MySQLi add-on. Something has gone south because as I said, these forms were working fine before. I am attaching one form that is processing changes correctly with no errors (update_self.php) and two forms that are giving errors (update_user.php and update_lapsed.php) in the hopes that someone can spot the problem.

Thank you in advance,

Gail

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

Update the rsobj.php file and find that line that sets ->Debug = false... update that to true and you should get a better error message that I might be able to help with.

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gail.bergan407744

Hi Ray,

It already is set to true. Now what?

Gail

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

Try setting it in the queryobj.php file as well... maybe the error is on update? I'd need FTP access and a URL to reproduce to debug it from here.

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gail.bergan407744

OK I've updated the queryobj.php file and uploaded. Please see PM below.

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

Then we will have to do a screen share in a premier support ticket to resolve this. I'm going to have to browse the pages on the web and see the errors as I make adjustments to the files.

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gail.bergan407744

see pm

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

The column name reference in the code was encapsulated in ` characters. This caused issues because the latest version of queryobj.php automatically adds those, so it caused repeated characters. We fixed the problem by removing the extra characters.

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