> > From reading the other responses to this thread, it seems that you want > to > "skip" or "exclude" rows in the results where my_column === null. > > If this is correct, why not do it in the SELECT statement to begin with? > > $my_query = "SELECT my_column FROM my_database WHERE my_column IS NOT > NULL"; > > That should do it. >
I want to exclude the rows that might be NULL, "" (empty), or " " (empty series of spaces) >From all of the input so far, it seems that using trim() on the variable and then use empty() is the best way to pick all three types up.