Creating a click counter is pretty simple. All it requires is after the code has
been trigger, to add 1 to the given row. Sound easy enough?
The fields being used here are count, which can be inserted as a "SMALLINT(3) NOT NULL", url which can be "VARCHAR (50) NOT NULL", and lastly ID which depending upon your already installed script is up to you. Count is where the number of times a url has been clicked is stored, URL is where the page then redirects to.
<?One thing to keep in mind is on line 23:
#Just some information to be filled out.
#Given table for the code to communicate with.
#Server where the database is located.
#Name to connect to the database.
#Password to verify its you.
#Database to connect with within the sever.
//Now to connect to mySQL.
$connect = mysql_connect("$dbhost", "$dbname", "$dbpass");
//Updates the field "count" where the given
//row was specified, in this case by it's ID.
$update = "UPDATE $table SET count = count + 1, url = url WHERE id='$id'";
$result = mysql_query($update);
//After it added the click it then redirects to the URL.
$query = "SELECT * FROM $table WHERE id='$id'";
$result = mysql_query($query);
$update = "UPDATE $table SET count = count + 1, url = url WHERE id='$id'";I restated the other fields. I would suggest on doing that for all variables(fields). IE you would not have to reinsert ID, though this is just to lessen any confusion. And that's it. You can access it by start to linking sites by http://yoururlhere.com/?id=45 (45 being a variable). Though now you may be wondering what the hell am i going to use that for?
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