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Thread: stripslashes / addslahes
09-05-2007, 02:57 AM #1
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stripslashes / addslahes
I have a form which users fill out, and it get's emailed to me... If they say write 'James O'Reilly' it was coming to me as 'James O'/Reilly' so I added the following and it worked...
$name = stripslashes($_POST['name']);
$name = addslahes($_POST['name']);
09-05-2007, 03:24 AM #2
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Don't insert with addslashes(), insert using mysql_real_escape_string()... assuming you're using MySQL.
Magic Quotes is obviously on and is addslashes()'ing your _POST data, then you were re-addslashes()'ing it before insert, hence the back-slashes before the single-quotes (not forward-slashes after the single-quotes as you have typed).PHP Code:
// grab... only stripslashes if they're added
$name = get_magic_quotes_gpc() ? stripslashes( $_POST['name'] ) : $_POST['name'];
$insert = sprintf
'INSERT INTO table ( name ) VALUES ( \'%s\' )',
mysql_real_escape_string( $name )
mysql_query( $insert );
Here's a great resource for beginner programmers:
Last edited by kbluhm; 09-05-2007 at 03:44 AM.