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Hi friends, the below code, which I've worked on quite a while,  creates  a dropdown, selects a record with a link to visit the url of that  record.   one ? can I update the table b4 closing?

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below is code:

 <?php

include ('homedb-connect.php');

?>   

<!DOCTYPE><html><head>

<title>lookup menu</title>

</head>

<body><center><b>

<form name="form" method="post" action="">

 

<?php

//This creates the drop down box

echo "<select name= 'target'>";

echo '<option value="">' . '--- Select account ---' . '</option>';

$query = mysqli_query($conn, "SELECT target FROM infotbl");

  if ($query === false)

  { echo "Something went wrong<br />"; echo mysqli_error($conn); }

else { while ($row = mysqli_fetch_array($query))

  { echo "<option value='" . $row['target'] . "'>" . $row['target'] . '</option>'; }

  }

echo '</select>';

?>

<input type="submit" name="submit" value="Submit"/>

</form><center>

 

<?php

// ==============================================

if (isset($_REQUEST['target']))

 {

  $target = $_REQUEST['target'];

  // ===============================================

  $fetch  = "SELECT id, target, purpose, user, password, email, visits, lastused

FROM infotbl WHERE target = '" . mysqli_real_escape_string($conn, $target) . "'";

  // ===============================================================================

 

  $result = mysqli_query($conn, $fetch);

  if (!$result) { echo "Error:" . (mysqli_error($conn)); }

 

  //display the table

  echo '<table border="1"><tr><td bgcolor="cyan" align="center">lookup menu</td></tr>

<tr><td>

<table border="1">

<tr>

<td>id</td>  

<td bgcolor="#ccffff"> Target </td>

<td bgcolor="violet"> Purpose </td>

<td bgcolor="#ccffff"> User </td>

<td bgcolor="#ccffff">Password </td>

<td bgcolor="#ccffff"> Email </td>

<td bgcolor="#cyan"> Visits </td>

<td bgcolor="#cyan"> lastused</td>

</tr>';

 

  while ($data = mysqli_fetch_row($result))

  {

   

  // ==========================================================

  $url  = "http://$target";

  $link = '<a href="' . $url . '">' . $data[0] . '</a>';

  // ===========================================================

   

  echo ("<tr><td> $link </td><td>$data[1]</td><td>$data[2]</td><td>$data[3]</td>

<td>$data[4]</td><td>$data[5]</td><td>$data[6]</td><td>$data[7]</td></tr>");

  }

  echo '</table>

</td></tr></table>';

  }

?>

</body></html>

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this is my update code:

<?php

$target = $_POST["target"];   

  $visits = 'visits';

  $Lastused = 'Lastused';   

  $sql = "UPDATE receiptno SET visits=visits+1, lastused=NOW() WHERE target=$target";

if ($conn->query($sql) === TRUE) { echo "Record updated successfully"; }

 else { echo "Error updating record: " . $conn->error; }

$conn->close();

?>

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Sounds like a job for the dynamic duo, Ajax and Javascript.

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