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hide actual email/web address

Thread began 12/31/2021 11:02 am by Patrice | Last modified 1/03/2022 11:06 am by Ray Borduin | 10 views | 4 replies |

Patrice

hide actual email/web address

Back in the day, pre-mysqli, I used this snippet to hide information from database field, yet provide a link IF there was something in the field.

<?php if (strlen($row_TABLENAME['RECORD_NAME'])>1) { ?>
WEBSITE (which is then linked to field using href or mailto as appropriate)
<? } ?>

I tried:
<?php if (strlen($row_bizcat109['biz_website'])>1) { ?>
<a href="<?php echo($row_bizcat109->getColumnVal("biz_website")); ?>">WEBSITE</a>
<? } ?>

and

<?php if (strlen($bizcat109['biz_website'])>1) { ?>
<a href="<?php echo($bizcat109->getColumnVal("biz_website")); ?>">WEBSITE</a>
<? } ?>

with no luck.

I should mention that the category is a sort element to get the right category from biz database.
<?php
$bizcat109 = new WA_MySQLi_RS("bizcat109",$maps2021,0);
$bizcat109->setQuery("SELECT * FROM biz WHERE cat_ID = 109");
$bizcat109->execute();
?>


Now, I am trying to do it using WA mysqli system where I want the words WEBSITE and EMAIL to be the linked words, hiding the actual database field. And nothing to show if empty.

<a href="https://<?php echo($bizcat105->getColumnVal("biz_website")); ?>" target="_blank">
<?php echo($bizcat105->getColumnVal("biz_website")); ?>

<a href="https://<?php echo($bizcat105->getColumnVal("biz_email")); ?>" target="_blank">
<?php echo($bizcat105->getColumnVal("biz_email")); ?>
</a>

Any pointers, most appreciated.

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

You can use:

<?php if ($row_bizcat109->getColumnVal('biz_website')) { ?>

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Patrice

I must not have explained it well.

I want the page to show WEBSITE instead of full https.... and only if there is a website listed...

currently using

<img src="biz-logos/<?php echo($bizcat109->getColumnVal("biz_logo")); ?>">
<br>
<b><?php echo($bizcat109->getColumnVal("biz_name")); ?></b>
<br>
<?php echo($bizcat109->getColumnVal("biz_address")); ?>
&nbsp;
<?php echo($bizcat109->getColumnVal("biz-city")); ?>
<?php echo($bizcat109->getColumnVal("biz_state")); ?>
&nbsp;
<?php echo($bizcat109->getColumnVal("biz_phone")); ?>

<br>
<?php echo($bizcat109->getColumnVal("biz_description")); ?>

BUT for EMAIL and WEBSITE, when it does exist, I want it represented by those 2 words but linking to the email and site if they exist.

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

<?php if ($row_bizcat109->getColumnVal('biz_website')) { ?>
<a href="<?php echo($row_bizcat109->getColumnVal('biz_website')); ?>">WEBSITE</a>
<?php } ?>

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Patrice

THANKS! That did it!
https://mapstrails.com/businesses.php

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