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Re: Problem storing dates!
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: June 18, 2021 10:06AM

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| year | int | NO | | 21 | |
| month | int(2) unsigned zerofill | NO | | 06 | |
| currentdate | varchar(10) | YES | | NULL | |
| surveyduedate | varchar(10) | YES | | NULL | |

1 Do not store dates as varchars. Read the manual sections on date and time. Storing them as type date is the only way to make date functions available to them.

2 Given a column `currentdate` of type date, `year` and `month` should be generated columns

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$currentdate = $_POST['currentdate'];
echo nl2br("currentdate = $currentdate\n");
$sql = "INSERT INTO `orderform` (currentdate) VALUE ($currentdate)";

3 Read about SQL injection vulnerabilities. Either use prepared statements, or pass $_POST and $_GET values through mysqli_real_escape_string() (https://www.php.net/manual/en/mysqli.real-escape-string.php).



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/18/2021 10:08AM by Peter Brawley.

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