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Author Topic: Simplification? Maybe possible?  (Read 212 times)


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Simplification? Maybe possible?
« on: 3 May 2023, 09:34:58 am »
Code: [Select]
     // Initial Page Setup:
    $page = (!array_key_exists('page', array_flip(REQUEST)) ? 1 : REQUEST[array_search('page', array_keys(array_flip(REQUEST)))+1] );

    $pageSetup = [
        'previous' => $page-1,
        'current' => $page,
        'next' => $page+1,
        'start' => ($page-1) * resultsPerPage,

Trying to get the page number from a url formatted as:
Code: [Select]

I am searching the array for the 'page' array position so I don't have to always rely on the position of the request.

REQUEST is coming from Jason's function:
Code: [Select]
(function() {
    $path = parse_url($_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'], PHP_URL_PATH);
    if (strpos($path, '..')) die('Hacking Attempt Detected, Aborting');
    $path = str_replace(['\\', '%5C'], '/', substr(
        strlen(pathinfo($_SERVER['SCRIPT_NAME'], PATHINFO_DIRNAME))

    if (empty($path))
        define('REQUEST', [ 'index' ]);
    else {
        $path = explode('/', $path);
        foreach ($path as &$p) $p = urldecode($p);
        define('REQUEST', $path);
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Jason Knight

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Re: Simplification? Maybe possible?
« Reply #1 on: 5 May 2023, 03:12:25 pm »
Not understanding at ALL what you're trying to do with that array, much less why you'd flip it.
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