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Run an sql script within Joomla

Posted on 2016-10-24
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Goal: run a custom script inside Joomla to get usable data back. I was doing the following as a test:
<?php
$db = JFactory::getDbo();
 
// Create a new query object.
$query = $db->getQuery(true);
$query
    ->select('count (*) from jos_users');
// Reset the query using our newly populated query object.
$db->setQuery($query);
// Load the results as a list of stdClass objects (see later for more options on retrieving data).
$results = $db->loadObjectList();
print_r($results);
?>

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and i put it together with other scripts running queries. It would not run - how do i get it to run?
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by:Ray Paseur
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What does "would not run" mean?  Were there any error messages or logs?  Was there any output?  Please give us a little more to go on, thanks.
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Sorry Ray - i've got it fixed now. The reason was all sorts of bootstrapping code was apparently required
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Fixed it
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