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dbx_escape_string

(PHP 4 >= 4.3.0)

dbx_escape_string --  Escape a string so it can safely be used in an sql-statement.

Description

string dbx_escape_string ( object link_identifier, string text)

dbx_escape_string() returns the text, escaped where necessary (such as quotes, backslashes etc). It returns NULL on error.

Example 1. dbx_escape_string() example

<?php
$link   = dbx_connect(DBX_MYSQL, "localhost", "db", "username", "password")
    or die ("Could not connect");

$text = dbx_escape_string($link, "It\'s quoted and backslashed (\\).");
$result = dbx_query($link, "insert into tbl (txt) values ('".$text."')");
if ( $result == 0 ) {
    echo dbx_error ($link);
}
dbx_close ($link);
 ?>

See also dbx_query().

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