That was the first thing that I was going to do, but there is a concern there for security of the data being input... This is a registration site, and I don't want to provide information on "John Smith" to anyone who just happens to put his name in.
""Alejandro Tesone"" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Why don't you try populating the fields the user intends to modify > with the information you already have? > > Alex T > > On 6/17/06, Grae Wolfe - PHP <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> Good day! >> I have been working on this little "free" project for a while, and now >> I >> have hit another major hiccup. Is there a simple way to only update >> fields >> that have something in them? >> The problem that I am having is that if someone fills out information >> and >> submits it, it saves to the DB just fine. However, if they come back >> later >> and just put in, for example, a new phone number, it replaces all of the >> other information with blanks. >> Here is my current $sql query: >> >> $sql = "UPDATE $table >> SET >> first_name='$first_name', >> last_name='$last_name', >> hs_last_name='$hs_last_name', >> guest_name='$guest_name', >> street_address1='$street_address1', >> street_address2='$street_address2', >> city='$city', >> state='$state', >> zip='$zip', >> phone1='$phone1', >> phone2='$phone2', >> email_address='$email_address', >> farmers_barn='$farmers_barn', >> wrhs_tour='$wrhs_tour', >> crystal_rose='$crystal_rose', >> registration_comments='$registration_comments', >> date_registered='$today' >> WHERE first_name='$first_name' AND last_name='$last_name'"; >> >> >> >> -- >> PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) >> To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php >> >> -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php