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Bipolar (III) Inmate

Insane since: May 2004

posted posted 09-20-2004 18:15

yo, man i post on here a lot, does anyone know if i can request a table from mysql on a page that is generated(that is worded badly)
what i mean is can i set an htaccess file to do it so that if i typed in "" it would search eddii in my mysql table and then insert it inso a page acordingly, so what i really want is it to make a page and then set the "eddii" bit as a variable, and just to be clear every bit that comes instead of "eddii" should work

p.s. while im at it will anybody link me to a page with all the basic .htaccess codes

Maniac (V) Mad Scientist

From: 100101010011 <-- right about here
Insane since: Mar 2000

posted posted 09-20-2004 18:34

What you want to do is use mod_rewrite in conjuntion with a .htaccess file, you call the mod_rewrite directive with instructions in a .htaccess file, and a php (or perl or whatever) script.

Bascially you make it so someone who goes to ends up at something like

.:[ Never resist a perfect moment ]:.

Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: [s]underwater[/s] under-snow in Juneau
Insane since: Sep 2002

posted posted 09-20-2004 23:18

Try googling mod_mysql apache. This is an apache module that allows you to use .htaccess files with a MySQL database.

I haven't given it a try because I tend to use LDAP instead of MySQL for access, but it sure sounds useful to me.

/* Sure, go ahead and code in your fancy IDE. Just remember: it's all fun and games until someone puts an $i out */

Maniac (V) Inmate

Insane since: May 2001

posted posted 09-21-2004 04:34

I would like to commend bit and norm for their ability in deciphering this initial post.



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