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How do I get a web URL formatted correctly in a string?

Posted on 2009-04-01
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It keeps cutting it off the url at about the <?php echo ltrim when displayed in the <a href=<?php echo $url ?>>
if (substr($misc,0,1) == 'g')
	$url = 'org.php?id=<?php echo ltrim($misc,"g")?>&amp;ts=<?php echo $time?>&amp;h=<?php echo md5($misc.$time.$secret); ?>';
	else
	$url='pro.php?id=<?php echo ltrim($misc,"u")?>&amp;ts=<?php echo $time?>&amp;h=<?php echo md5($misc.$time.$secret); ?>';

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Question by:chrisjmears
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by:Ray Paseur
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Show us a sample of what you want it to say, please.  Thanks, ~Ray
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// MAYBE LIKE THIS?
   $url  = 'org.php?id=';
   $url .= ltrim($misc,"g");
   $url .= '&ts=';
   $url .= $time;
   $url .= '&h=';
   $url .= md5($misc.$time.$secret);
 
// SEE THE RESULT
   print_r($url);

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by:chrisjmears
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Perfect thanks!
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by:Ray Paseur
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Great!  I always find that simple statements are easier to write and debug compared to compound statements.  This usually leads to two responses.  One is from new programmers. They say, "but that's so simple..."  The other is from experienced programmers.  They say, "Very clear..."  Either way, I save a lot of time debugging!

;-)

Ray
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by:chrisjmears
ID: 24044735
I like your style! Easy is better! thanks again!
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by:Ray Paseur
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Roger that!  

Best regards, ~Ray
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