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mySQL Query - Append Text to end of field

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Hey,
I want to update about 450 records by appending a string of text to the end of a field.

Basically; in table 'jos_jcalpro_events' where 'RTO' = '1' append "<a href='#'>Link</a> " to the bottom of the field called 'description'.

How would I go about structuring my SQL query to do this.

Thanks for any input

Regards
Mitch
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Hope this helps:

Not sure whether RTO field is of datatype integer or string.
If it is integer, then remove single quotes for 1.
UPDATE jos_jcalpro_events
SET description = CONCAT(description, '<a href='#'>Link</a>')
WHERE RTO = '1'

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it seems there was a small mistake in above solution, have a look at this one.



UPDATE jos_jcalpro_events
SET description = CONCAT(description, '<a href=''#''>Link</a>')
WHERE RTO = '1'
 
 
--or
 
UPDATE jos_jcalpro_events
SET description = CONCAT(description, '<a href=''#''>Link</a>')
WHERE RTO = 1

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