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Snippet Name: Handy SORT BY box

Description: This code produces a sort box for any number of arbitrary criteria on any type of data you have in a database. The hidden 'param1' and 'param2' variables are arbitrary, for example they could be a search query and category id.

This also includes a javascript auto-submit so users don't need to click a "Go" or "Sort" button after making their selection.

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Language: PHP
Highlight Mode: PHP
Last Modified: March 01st, 2009

<?PHP
 
$selected = ARRAY();
 
$orderby = $_GET[orderby];
IF(!$orderby) { $orderby = 'price_asc'; }
 
IF($orderby == 'price_asc') 
{
    $orderby_query = "order by price asc";
}
ELSE IF($orderby == 'price_desc')
{
     $orderby_query = "order by price desc";
}
ELSE IF($orderby == 'name')
{
     $orderby_query = "order by name";
}
ELSE { UNSET($orderby); }
 
// If $orderby was valid set the selected sort option for the form.
 
IF($orderby)
{
     $selected[$orderby] = 'selected';
}
 
// Now run your SQL query with the $orderby_query variable.  Ex:
 
$query = "select * from products $orderby_query";
 
// SQL code goes here..
 
?>
 
Sort by
<form method=get style="display: inline;" name='orderby_form'>
<input type=hidden name='param1' value="<?PHP PRINT $param1; ?>">
<input type=hidden name='param2' value="<?PHP PRINT $param2; ?>">
<select name=orderby onChange="orderby_form.submit();">
<option value='name' <?PHP PRINT $selected[$orderby]; ?>>Name</option>
<option value='price_asc' <?PHP PRINT $selected[$orderby]; ?>>Price (Low - High)</option>
<option value='price_desc' <?PHP PRINT $selected[$orderby]; ?>>Price (High - Low)</option>
</select>
</form>
 


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