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  • # May 14, 2008 at 12:01 pm

    Hello there

    I was wondering if anyone has a php script for a search box.

    I have the search box but i do not have the script behind that so people can search my website.

    I would be grateful if someone has one and they can let me know, or where to find one.

    Cheers

    # May 14, 2008 at 1:09 pm

    Well, I think the most easy way to do it is go searching in your database. So you get something like this:

    Code:
    < ?php

    $key = addslashes($_POST['key']); //get the variable out of the searchfield and protect it with addslashes() against sql-injections

    $query = mysql_query("SELECT * FROM `articles` WHERE `content` LIKE '%$key%';

    etc...

    ?>

    I didn’t script for a while and didn’t test this, but I think this is the way how to do it…

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