PHP Manual: dbx_escape_string


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dbx_escape_string

(PHP 4 >= 4.3.0, PHP 5 <= 5.0.4)

dbx_escape_string --  Escape a string so it can safely be used in an sql-statement

Description

string dbx_escape_string ( object link_identifier, string text )

Escape the given string so that it can safely be used in an sql-statement.

Parameters

link_identifier

The DBX link object returned by dbx_connect()

text

The string to escape.

Return Values

Returns the text, escaped where necessary (such as quotes, backslashes etc). On error, NULL is returned.

Examples

Example 1. dbx_escape_string() example

<?php
$link   
= dbx_connect(DBX_MYSQL, "localhost", "db", "username", "password")
    or die(
"Could not connect");

$text = dbx_escape_string($link, "It\'s quoted and backslashed (\\).");
$result = dbx_query($link, "insert into tbl (txt) values ('" . $text . "')");
if (
$result == 0) {
    echo
dbx_error($link);
}
dbx_close($link);
?>

See Also

dbx_query()