Update a MySQL table via a form button?

Posted on 2011-03-16
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
If I have a table as below, how would I update the table using PHP/MySQl/Javascript via an "add to friends" button?
Say if one id was "17" and the other was "46"

Thanks in advance for your feedback.

  `id` int(11) NOT NULL auto_increment,
  `toid` int(11) NOT NULL,
  `fromid` int(11) NOT NULL,
  PRIMARY KEY  (`id`),
  UNIQUE KEY `id` (`id`)

-- Dumping data for table `friends`

INSERT INTO `friends` (`id`, `toid`, `fromid`) VALUES
(1, 17, 2007),
(2, 2007, 17),
(3, 17, 11),
(4, 11, 17),
(5, 17, 26),
(6, 26, 17);
Question by:sabecs
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Accepted Solution

Pratima Pharande earned 500 total points
ID: 35154073
refer this to insert data in table

// Make a MySQL Connection
mysql_connect("localhost", "admin", "1admin") or die(mysql_error());
mysql_select_db("test") or die(mysql_error());

// Insert a row of information into the table "example"
mysql_query("INSERT INTO example
(name, age) VALUES('Timmy Mellowman', '23' ) ")
or die(mysql_error());  

mysql_query("INSERT INTO example
(name, age) VALUES('Sandy Smith', '21' ) ")
or die(mysql_error());  

mysql_query("INSERT INTO example
(name, age) VALUES('Bobby Wallace', '15' ) ")
or die(mysql_error());  

echo "Data Inserted!";


Author Comment

ID: 35177091
thanks for you feed back, I know how to insert the data, I need the code to execute the javascript required update my table via PHP.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 35397545
Thanks pratima_mcs for your help, just needed more information.

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