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    I have a problem in using magic quotes in PHP. Can anybody explain me how to use magic quotes..
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    Magic quotes is a feature of php. It's turned on via a setting in php.ini and is something that you should not be using.

    It was a bad idea from the start.

    What is your actual issue and do you have code to show us?
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    Magic quotes that was created to help protect newbie programmers from writing bad form processing code. Magic quotes would automatically escape risky form data that might be used for SQL Injection with a backslash \. The characters escaped by PHP include: quote ', double quote ", backslash \ and NULL characters.
    However, this newbie protection proved to cause more problems than it solved and is not in PHP 6. If your PHP version is any version before 6 then you should use this lesson to learn more about how magic quotes can affect you....

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    Thanks a lot for the information...but if we the magic quotes will it hinder our programming code...????

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    Quote Originally Posted by reena19_lko View Post
    Thanks a lot for the information...but if we the magic quotes will it hinder our programming code...????
    Yes.

    Learn to code without them or at least include code that checks for them being turned on.
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    Thanks a lot for the information regarding magic quotes...now i will be able to use it properly..


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