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Using LIKE statement but excluding rows


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Hi all,

 

I have a site that displays a product, then shows similar products based off the name of the first (like a 'You might also like...' list). However the original product keeps appearing in this similar product list. I need a way to exclude that product.

 

You can see this here:

 

http://adamsherman.com.au/postureperfection/product-page/?prodid=3

 

Notice how the Reno Stool also appears in the suggested items list.

 

Can anyone help me out? Heres the SQL:

 

$sql = "SELECT * FROM product WHERE " . implode(' OR ', $searchTerms) . " AND product_id != '$prodid' LIMIT 3";

 

The .implode() just splits up the name of the item whilst $prodid is the items unique identifier. I have also tried NOT LIKE, <> and != $productname as well.

 

Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!

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