Bad Form Data

Hello,

What are the functions and what can I do to make sure the data that I get from a form is not gonna do bad things to the database or gonna cause my scripts to act screwy....

I used to have them all saved but I lost them

htmlentities is one of them I know but I thought there was more!


Thanks,

Randy
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rjohnsonjrAsked:
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ThGConnect With a Mentor Commented:
look them up on the manual, they are needed for doing different things:
mysql_escape_string(), is_numeric(), isset(), stripslashes(), htmlentities(), urlencode()

i can't think of anything else right now..anyway note that on a default PHP installation, you can fetch strings already db-safe (in fact it adds \ before some special chars.
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eeBlueShadowCommented:
The PHP options ThG is referring to are the magic_quote options:

magic_quotes_gpc
magic_quotes_runtime and
magic_quotes_sybase
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