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PHP - Database Searchfunction doesn't work as intented


KN1V3S
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Hello everyone,

I have a small problem here. I want to create a basic 'searchengine' for my database. Which means: people give an input X for example and this function searches every entry in the database for that input X and shows it in a table to the user.
So far, it's showing me every current entry in the database, which is what I wanted. But the problem is, that whenever I make an input for the search, nothing happens. It's as if the page didn't change at all. I took a look earlier in my variables, but I couldn't find anything.

Heres my source code. You can also find it in the attachment.

 

<?php

if(ISSET($_POST['search'])){

$valueToSearch = $_POST['suchfilter'];

$query = "SELECT * FROM `tabelle` WHERE CONCAT(`firstname`, `lastname`, `gender`, `adress`) LIKE'%".$valueToSearch."%'";

$search_result = filterTable($query);

}

 

else {

$query = "SELECT * FROM `tabelle`";

$search_result = filterTable($query);

}

 

function filterTable($query){

$con = mysqli_connect("localhost","root","","csvtest");

$filt_result = mysqli_query($con, $query);

return $filt_result;

echo $filterTable;

}

?>


 

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>

    <head>

        <title>Suchfilter</title>

    </head>

 

            <body>

                    <form>

                        <input type="text" name="suchfilter" placeholder="suchwert"><br><br>

                        <input type="submit" name="search" value="Filter"><br><br>

 

                            <table>

                                    <tr>

                                        <th>firstname</th>

                                        <th>lastname</th>

                                        <th>gender</th>

                                        <th>adress</th>

                                    </tr>

                                    <?php while($row = mysqli_fetch_array($search_result)):?>

                                        <tr>

                                            <td><?php echo $row['firstname'];?></td>

                                            <td><?php echo $row['lastname'];?></td>

                                            <td><?php echo $row['gender'];?></td>

                                            <td><?php echo $row['adress'];?></td>

                                         </tr>

                                    <?php endwhile;?>

                            </table>

                    </form>

        

            </body>

</html>

 

I'd appreciate an answer since this is something really important to me. 

Best regards
Knives

 

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