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PostPosted: 2008-11-03 18:39 
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Joined: 2008-11-03 18:29
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First name: Charles
Last name: Carter
I have uploaded xampp to my pc. I am using Windows XP Professional, and have downloaded the entire xampp package which includes Apache server, MySQL, php5, Mercury mail program, and FileZilla FTP. Once I started FileZilla, I assumed I would be able to use the forms I use with all websites on my paid server and upload information to the database. Now I can update information already in the database if there is already an entry, however uploading/inserting a new entry is not working, which is telling me that it is the FileZilla setting or program. The code I am using is simple and will NOT seem to work with FileZilla:

<? if ($action == "") { ?>

BLAH, BLAH, BLAH, FORM, BLAH, BLAH, BLAH

<? } else {
$question = $_POST['question'];
$answer = $_POST['answer'];
mysql_query("INSERT INTO faq SET question = '$question', answer = '$answer'");
?>

<tr align="center">
<td>FAQ Item has been successfully added.</td>
</tr>
<? } ?>

What am I doing wrong with the settings? How can I configure it to work as I need it to? Please advise!
Thanks so much for the help!
Sincerely,
Charles


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PostPosted: 2008-11-05 01:17 
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AFAIK XAMPP includes Filezilla Server. Filezilla Server can only host files. You cannot use it to insert information into a MySQL database. You could use PHP code running on the included Apache HTTP Server, Filezilla Server does only support FTP protocol.

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