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Problems with text from database not displaying correctly

Thread began 2/04/2021 8:48 am by John | Last modified 2/04/2021 12:29 pm by Ray Borduin | 328 views | 2 replies |


Problems with text from database not displaying correctly

I have recently purchased MySqli Behaviours for my elderly copy of Dreamweaver CS6 and so far doing ok. I am rebuilding my existing website to run on newer versions of PHP & MySql/i but having problems in correct display of the text from the database on the screen. It is showing the <br/> tags and not returning a new line. (see attachment) I think that it is down to PHP code that is at the top of the old site (put in by Dreamweaver) but not the new. (see attachment). Can anyone advise or point me towards an easy to understand guide on how to add this code in the new format.
Many thanks in advance for your help.

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PHP code.txt
sample text.txt
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Ray BorduinWebAssist

It has built in cross site scripting protection to prevent html from displaying. To override it you have to update the $Recordset->getColumnVal("column") reference on the page and change it to: $Recordset->getColumnVal("column",false)

Adding the "false" at the end tells it to turn off the cross site scripting protection and display html from the database.

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Thank you so much. Everything I was looking online at was in totally the wrong direction.

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