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Multiple inserts with PDO

Dear Experts,

The following script allows me to insert a single row into the database:

This is because of the array:

array(':column' => $unsafeValue)

Which is a single key:value array.  How can I modify this array so it inserts more than 1 rows into the database in one statement.

Something like this?

array(':column' => $unsafeValue, ':column' => $unsafeValue, ':column' => $unsafeValue, )

???

Please help.
$preparedStatement = $db->prepare('INSERT INTO table (column) VALUES (:column)');

$preparedStatement->execute(array(':column' => $unsafeValue));

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That would still do 1 row with 2 columns.  I would like to know if it is possible to use the same technique, but with a modified array and insert into multiple rows.
virmaior

narmi2 -> look more carefully.

the SQL would insert two rows.
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hello narmi2, I can not see a way to have multiple inserts with a single statement like -
$stmt->execute(array(':column' => $unsafeValue, ':column' => $unsafeValue));

but this works for me -

$cal = 'Mixed Up';
$addy = 'www.experts.com';
$mail = 'way\'s to, go';

$stmt = $dbo->prepare('INSERT INTO games (addy) VALUES (:addy)');
$stmt->bindParam(':addy', $val,PDO::PARAM_STR);
$aAry = array($addy, $mail, $cal);
foreach($aAry as $val) $stmt->execute();
// will insert three rows with different values in each row

however to expand this to have more than one column added for each row would need more stuff,
as far as I can tell you will need some sort of for loop that does a separate  $stmt->execute();  for each row inserted
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