PHP MySQL query link?

Hi,

The following query will generate the correct data, but the links are not right. Currently they are generated like this:

http://mysite.com/2008-11-14 16:49:08/A beautiful day

Is there a way to display them like this?

http://mysite.com/2008/11/14/A- beautiful-day

The date would be displayed with a forward slash in between and without the time. And the title would be displayed with hypens in between.
<?php
include ('db.php');
 
$query = "SELECT date, title FROM story"; 	 
$result = mysql_query($query) or die(mysql_error());
 
while($row = mysql_fetch_array($result)){
 
echo '<a href="http://mysite.com/' . $row['date'] . '/' . $row['title'] . '">' . $row['title'] . '</a><br />';
 
}
?>

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Matthew KellyCommented:
Use this
<?php
include ('db.php');
 
$query = "SELECT date, title FROM story";        
$result = mysql_query($query) or die(mysql_error());
 
while($row = mysql_fetch_array($result)){
 
echo '<a href="http://mysite.com/' . substr(str_replace(" ","/",$row['date']),0,10) . '/' . str_replace(" ","-",$row['title']) . '">' . $row['title'] . '</a><br />';
 
}
?>

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Matthew KellyCommented:
The str_replace function replaces the characters that need swapped out. The substr function drops the time off of the date value:

http://www.w3schools.com/PHP/func_string_substr.asp

http://www.w3schools.com/PHP/func_string_str_replace.asp
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fcruz5Author Commented:
Hi matthewstevenkelly,

I tried your solution, but I am getting a "-" in the date section like this:

http://mysite.com/2008-11-14/A- beautiful-day

It should look like this:

http://mysite.com/2008/11/14/A- beautiful-day

Everything else is right.




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fcruz5Author Commented:
Nevermind, I see the problem. I just needed to add a dash

substr(str_replace("-","/",
 Thanks!

echo '<a href="http://mysite.com/' . substr(str_replace("-","/",$row['date']),0,10) . '/' . str_replace(" ","-",$row['title']) . '">' . $row['title'] . '</a><br />';
 
 

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