PHP If statement

Posted on 2013-02-01
Last Modified: 2013-02-01
Hi guys,

I'd like to setup a simple php statment that checks to see if the value of variable is empty and if some displays one event and if it has a value then another event is displayed.

The variable is called $row['question'] and if its empty I want to display this :

<img src="change_question_little_button2.jpg" alt="Pulpit rock" width="60" height="50">

If it has a value I want to display this:

Your current value is...<?php echo $row['question']; ?>  <img src="change_question_little_button.jpg" alt="Pulpit rock" width="60" height="50">

Thank you very much for your assistance,

Question by:TLN_CANADA
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COBOLdinosaur earned 300 total points
ID: 38845814
if (!empty($row['question']))
    echo 'Your current value is...' . $row['question']; . ' <img src="change_question_little_button.jpg" alt="Pulpit rock" width="60" height="50">';
    echo '<img src="change_question_little_button2.jpg" alt="Pulpit rock" width="60" height="50">';

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by:Dave Baldwin
ID: 38845816
$row['question'] sounds like it is coming from your database.  I would probably do this:

$question = $row['question'];
if($question != "") echo "Your current value is...$question";
<img src="change_question_little_button.jpg" alt="Pulpit rock" width="60" height="50">

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Author Comment

ID: 38845824
Thanks cd,

I tried your code but it gives an error on this line:

    echo 'Your current value is...' . $row['question']; . ' <img src="change_question_little_button.jpg" alt="Pulpit rock" width="60" height="50">';

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '.' in /home/clear555/public_html/dyadmenu_beforevanprogrammer.php on line 143
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by:Loganathan Natarajan
ID: 38846026
try this,

echo 'Your current value is...' . $row['question'] . ' <img src="change_question_little_button.jpg" alt="Pulpit rock" width="60" height="50">';
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Loganathan Natarajan earned 200 total points
ID: 38846029
you should remove ;   here  $row['question'];

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