Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




38 posts

Geek


#57212 5-Feb-2010 19:43
Send private message

hi there,'


i have a simple request i am creating a search form for my online car parts website,  this is my original:



<form action="http://vanparts.co.nz/shopping/start.php" method="post"><input type="hidden" value="1" name="find"> Search Parts<br><input class="text" style="WIDTH: 140px" maxlength="15" size="15" name="searchfor"> <img height="2" src="http://vanparts.co.nz/shopping/start.php" width="140" border="0"><br><input class="FormLt1" type="submit" value="Find Now"> 
</form>


instead of the user physically typing in the search term i want them to select from options 
~make of car
~year of car
~part needed
then from that information it will search for matches, rather than them typing in the year make model etc.
the original search works fine.




thanks
and looking forward to some replys

Create new topic
3 posts

Wannabe Geek


  #298132 11-Feb-2010 21:49
Send private message

You can bind dropdowns to data on the back - end and then handle the onchange event on the dropdown :)

1744 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  #298152 11-Feb-2010 22:34
Send private message

It all depends on the back end engine. We can create an html form for you in 2 seconds but we dont know what kind of string that you need to produce... IE. what does the search engine accept

Once that is known you can use the form and PHP to create a string like "Ford+Escort+1989+exhaust"

 
 
 
 




38 posts

Geek


  #298460 12-Feb-2010 18:22
Send private message

yes that is what we want the search to search like, so we can make the product SKU that etc. would you be able to help with the creation of the form, it searches page http://vanparts.co.nz/shopping/start.php , once many thanks i really appriciate it, many thanks



38 posts

Geek


  #298477 12-Feb-2010 20:16
Send private message

the search engine will accept, ford escort 1989 , i have changed my mind just the make, model and year now, once again many thanks, :)



38 posts

Geek


  #300520 20-Feb-2010 14:05
Send private message

hi again,
i have managed to find the mySQL database for the store product list i just need to know how make a form how to search that database i have no idea, i want the user to select from drop down menus [year] and [model] then those two wil be put together and seach year model eg 1990 mazda, i hope i am not to confusing here. i have no database search background so this is all new for me, also i am willing to pay for somebody to help me create this search form as it is very important, thanks

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Sony introduces the digital camera ZV-1 for content creators
Posted 27-May-2020 12:47


Samsung Announces 2020 QLED TV Range
Posted 20-May-2020 16:29


D-Link A/NZ launches AI-Powered body temperature measuring system
Posted 20-May-2020 16:22


NortonLifeLock Online Banking Protection now available for New Zealand banks
Posted 20-May-2020 16:14


SD Express delivers new gigabyte speeds for SD memory cards
Posted 20-May-2020 15:00


D-Link A/NZ launches Nuclias cloud managed network solution hosted in Australia
Posted 11-May-2020 17:53


Logitech introduces new video streaming solution for home studios
Posted 11-May-2020 17:48


Next generation Volvo cars to be powered by Luminar LiDAR technology
Posted 7-May-2020 13:56


D-Link A/NZ launches Wi-Fi Certified EasyMesh system
Posted 7-May-2020 13:51


Spark teams up with Microsoft to bring Xbox All Access to New Zealand
Posted 7-May-2020 13:01


Microsoft plans to establish its first datacenter region in New Zealand
Posted 6-May-2020 11:35


Genesis School-gen has joined forces with Mind Lab Kids
Posted 1-May-2020 12:53


Malwarebytes expands into privacy with fast, frictionless VPN
Posted 30-Apr-2020 16:06


Kordia to donate TV airtime on Channel 200 to community groups
Posted 30-Apr-2020 16:00


OPPO A91 is a high specs mid-range smartphone
Posted 23-Apr-2020 16:44



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.