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kona72
02-04-2007, 02:02 AM
Hi All...

I am trying to simplify a process but i think i may be overthinking it... Basically i have a form where a website address is entered in this format 'http://www.somesite.comSo in the database it is simply the url. When i echo that field I want to automatically add the <a href> tag to it so it is a live link... I tried this


<a href="<?php echo $row_rsDynamic['url']; ?>"><a/>


But no luck...

should i be looking at maybe the 'str_replace' function?

Thanks in advance....

kona72
02-04-2007, 02:15 AM
Figured it out....


<a href="<?php echo $row_rsDynamic['url']; ?>" target="_blank">
<?php echo $row_rsDynamic['name']; ?></a>


The URL field has the http://www.somesite.com address and then the name field is the display text....

davidj
02-04-2007, 08:40 AM
dont you just love it when the penny drops

kona72
02-05-2007, 02:45 PM
Yes... yes i do....