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I am working on a website which is in php which conatins the details of tenants and their rent, which contains month and year dropdown, on selection of month and year it should show the records of particular month and year
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by:Mukesh Yadav
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Add the month and year columns in where clause of query you are using to fetch records from the database.
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by:deepki karoal
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thank you...can i get the code for this, as i am new to php stucked in middle, please help me with this
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by:Mukesh Yadav
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Can you share code you are using to fetch all records?
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Ray Paseur earned 500 total points (awarded by participants)
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Help for those of us new to PHP:
https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/11769/And-by-the-way-I-am-New-to-PHP.html

Here's how to process date/time values in PHP, using procedural code and object-oriented code

An example showing how to use HTML select controls:
https://iconoun.com/demo/temp_deepki.php
<?php // demo/temp_deepki.php
/**
 * https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28965568/on-selection-of-month-and-year-from-dropdown-not-filtering-the-records.html
 *
 * https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/11769/And-by-the-way-I-am-New-to-PHP.html
 * https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/201/Handling-Date-and-Time-in-PHP-and-MySQL-Procedural-Version.html
 * https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/20920/Handling-Time-and-Date-in-PHP-and-MySQL-OOP-Version.html
 */
error_reporting(E_ALL);

// THESE VARIABLES ONLY GET SET IF THE REQUEST CONTAINS USEFUL INFORMATION
$omega = NULL;
$where = NULL;

// IF THERE IS A GET REQUEST
if (!empty($_GET))
{
    $month = !empty($_GET['m']) ? (int)$_GET['m'] : 0;
    $year  = !empty($_GET['y']) ? (int)$_GET['y'] : 0;

    // IF BOTH MONTH AND YEAR ARE REQUESTED
    if ($month && $year)
    {
        // NORMALIZE A START AND END FOR THE MONTH AND YEAR TO ISO-8601 STANDARDS
        $alpha_timestamp = strtotime($year . '-' . $month . '-01');
        if ($alpha_timestamp)
        {
            $alpha = date('Y-m-01', $alpha_timestamp);
            $omega = date('Y-m-t',  $alpha_timestamp);
        }
    }

    // IF WE HAVE USEFUL DATES CONSTRUCT A WHERE CLAUSE FOR USE IN A SQL QUERY
    if ($omega)
    {
        $where = " WHERE my_date BETWEEN '$alpha' AND '$omega' ";
    }
}

// END OF PROCESSING ACTION SCRIPT -- SHOW THE WORK PRODUCT
echo $where;


// WHAT YEARS? IN "REAL LIFE" THIS PROBABLY COMES FROM A DATABASE QUERY
$years = new StdClass;
$years->a = date('Y', strtotime('Today - 2 years'));
$years->b = date('Y', strtotime('Today - 1 year'));
$years->c = date('Y', strtotime('Today'));

// CREATE THE YEAR OPTION TAGS USING HEREDOC NOTATION
$year_options = <<<EOD
<option value="$years->a">$years->a</option>
<option value="$years->b">$years->b</option>
<option value="$years->c">$years->c</option>
EOD;

// CREATE THE HTML FORM USING HEREDOC NOTATION
$form = <<<ENDFORM
<form>

<select name="m">
<option selected value="0">Choose Month</option>
<option value="01">Jan</option>
<option value="02">Feb</option>
<option value="03">Mar</option>
<option value="04">Apr</option>
<option value="05">May</option>
<option value="06">Jun</option>
<option value="07">Jul</option>
<option value="08">Aug</option>
<option value="09">Sep</option>
<option value="10">Oct</option>
<option value="11">Nov</option>
<option value="12">Dec</option>
</select>

<select name="y">
<option selected value="0">Choose Year</option>
$year_options
</select>

<input type="submit" value="Go" />
</form>

ENDFORM;

echo $form;

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Depending on the selected inputs, this script outputs something like:
WHERE my_date BETWEEN '2014-10-01' AND '2014-10-31'

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by:Ray Paseur
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Tested code example provided.  Author abandoned.
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