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So I have a simple query that adds a text record into a MySQL database table. It works great with exception of one thing. I noticed that if I have "&" symbol in my paragraph, the text after that symbol won't be inserted into the table. The text before that symbol will insert fine. It seems to be doing that only with & symbol; other symbols insert and show up fine. can anyone tell me why this is happening?
reading symbols from MySQL into php
ScrewLooseSalad posted a topic in ApplicationsI have a MySQL database of addresses that has worked well up to now, however adding an Irish address with a.... ' .... symbol in it has thrown it off completely, I can see why this would happen, but is there a simple solution to avoid this problem in future? I was thinking this must be a common enough problem for there to be a function to fix inputs or something, I noticed phpMyAdmin doubles up the symbol and the entry is entered correctly...