When you build your navigation, it is initially just a list of subjects and pages that you have to make functional. In order to do so, you need to turn the list into links in MySQL. You'll also need to direct the links to the appropriate places, page by page. This online video describes how to select pages from the navigation in order to make it functional.
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In this movie, we're going to make our navigation functional. …In other words, we're going to make the subjects and pages that right now we just …have as a simple list. We're going to turn those into links. …And we'll handle the response, when those links are clicked. …So, the page that we're working with right now is manage content.PHP. …Let's open that up. Here's our navigation. …And here's where I've got my subject's menu name outputting. …So, what I want to do is just wrap that in an HTML a href tag. …And let's do the same thing down here for a page name.…
I'll just drop to a new line, a href equals. …And, in the A tag, bring that down to a new line as well, right? …So now, these are just place holders, I don't have anything here for the href. …Where should this link go? When we click on it, what should it do? …The page that I want to send it to is the same page, I want it to just reload the …manage content page. But, I want it to provide some …information in the queries string that it can use. …
- What is PHP?
- Installing and configuring PHP and MySQL
- Exploring data types
- Controlling code with logical expressions and loops
- Using PHP's built-in functions
- Writing custom functions
- Building dynamic webpages
- Working with forms and form data
- Using cookies and sessions to store data
- Connecting to MySQL with PHP
- Creating and editing database records
- Building a content management system
- Adding user authentication
Skill Level Beginner
PHP with MySQL Beyond the Basicswith Kevin Skoglund10h 26m Intermediate
1. PHP Overview
2. Mac Installation
3. Windows Installation
4. First Steps
5. Exploring Data Types
6. Control Structures: Logical Expressions
7. Control Structures: Loops
8. User-Defined Functions
10. Building Web Pages with PHP
11. Working with Forms and Form Data
12. Working with Cookies and Sessions
13. MySQL Basics
14. Using PHP to Access MySQL
15. Building a Content Management System (CMS)
16. Using Site Navigation to Choose Content
17. Application CRUD
18. Building the Public Area
19. Regulating Page Access
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