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I having trouble inputting emails content  into a mysql database it only put one in.

<?php 
$imap = imap_open("{".$host.":143/novalidate-cert}INBOX", $user, $pass)or die(imap_last_error()); 
?><?php do{?><?php

   $counter++;
     
    $num = imap_num_msg($imap); 

	
	 
           
		  $partno = "1";

 $content_of_email= (imap_fetchbody($imap, $num, $partno));
          
		 
 $insertSQL = "INSERT INTO  `import`.`emails_in` (
`id` ,
`sContent` ,
`time`
)
VALUES (
NULL ,  '".$content_of_email."', 
CURRENT_TIMESTAMP
);";
                       

  mysql_select_db($database_con, $_con);
  $Result1 = mysql_query($insertSQL, $_con) or die(mysql_error());
     
	


    //move the email to our saved folder
    //$imapresult=imap_mail_move($imap,'1:'.$num,'INBOX.done');
    
    

	 

     
	 

 



} while ($num==0); 
  //close the stream 
     imap_close($imap);
	 echo $counter;
	 
	  ?>

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Question by:beridius
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by:Ray Paseur
ID: 39615639
What is the value of $num?  The way this is written it will only work once, unless $num is zero.
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by:Ray Paseur
ID: 39615642
And in semi-related news, you will need to get off MySQL, because PHP is doing away with the MySQL extension.  This article explains why and shows you what you must do to keep your scripts running.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/PHP/PHP_Databases/A_11177-PHP-MySQL-Deprecated-as-of-PHP-5-5-0.html
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by:beridius
ID: 39615727
it goes round and round but only collects the first email and input that lots of times in the DB
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by:Ray Paseur
ID: 39615739
Let me try this simple question again.
What is the value of $num?
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by:beridius
ID: 39615750
$num is the number of  emails I have changed it to counter =0  
<?php 
$counter=0;
$imap = imap_open("{".$host.":143/novalidate-cert}INBOX", $user, $pass)or die(imap_last_error()); 
?><?php do{?><?php

   $counter++;
     
    $num = imap_num_msg($imap); 

	
	 
           
		  $partno = "1";

 $content_of_email= (imap_fetchbody($imap, $num, $partno));
          
		 
 $insertSQL = "INSERT INTO  `import`.`emails_in` (
`id` ,
`sContent` ,
`time`
)
VALUES (
NULL ,  '".$content_of_email."', 
CURRENT_TIMESTAMP
);";
                       

  mysql_select_db($database_con, $_con);
  $Result1 = mysql_query($insertSQL, $_con) or die(mysql_error());
     
	


    //move the email to our saved folder
    //$imapresult=imap_mail_move($imap,'1:'.$num,'INBOX.done');
    
    

	 

     
	 

 



} while ( $counter==0); 
  //close the stream 
     imap_close($imap);
	 echo;
	 
	  ?>

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but still only get the first email
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Gary earned 500 total points
ID: 39615758
Try this

<?php 
$imap = imap_open("{".$host.":143/novalidate-cert}INBOX", $user, $pass)or die(imap_last_error()); 
$msgcount = imap_num_msg($imap); 

for($num = 1; $num <= $msgcount; $num++) {

 $partno = "1";

 $content_of_email= (imap_fetchbody($imap, $num, $partno));
	 
 $insertSQL = "INSERT INTO  `import`.`emails_in` (`id` ,`sContent` ,`time`)VALUES (NULL ,  '".$content_of_email."', CURRENT_TIMESTAMP);";

  mysql_select_db($database_con, $_con);
  $Result1 = mysql_query($insertSQL, $_con) or die(mysql_error());
   
} 

imap_close($imap);
?>

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