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Old May 11th, 2012, 04:50 AM
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Default Generate link to webpage in PHP

Hi,

I have a page which lists a table of products, generated from a MySQL Query.

I want the user to click on a line (product) and to be directed to the next page (built in PHP) which shows that product, based on the field "product_id" (which uniquely identifies the product).

The "next page's" name is /source/product_show.php.

I know I have to programatically generate a

Code:
<a href="..." />
in the product list table - which sends the product_id bit to the next page (product_show.php) - BUT I DON'T EXACTLY HOW.
I mean, what exactly should there be in the <a href=... > tag ?

Thanks in advance,

Mike
 
Old May 14th, 2012, 05:47 AM
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Well, since nobody seems to know, I WILL TELL YOU :

Code:
<a href="</source/product_show.php?product_id=<product_id>"> Link Name </a>
where <product_id> is the actual product_id value that the query returned, different for every line of the query result.
Of course, the "<a href..." gets built dynamically.

Cheers,

Mike





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