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Ultimate Geek
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# 79269 15-Mar-2011 15:40
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I'm new to php 5 databases, I'm trying to turn off "Magic Quotes"
Can anyone help provide the script that I need to use to do this, and where do I run the script ? In the index.php file ?
Thanks folks 

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Uber Geek

  # 448605 15-Mar-2011 15:58
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It is a setting in the php.ini file - are you running a server or using shared hosting?

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Ultimate Geek

  # 448606 15-Mar-2011 15:58
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Magic Quotes is a PHP feature, so it cannot be turned off in MySQL.

This page has the details on disabling in the server config or disabling at runtime:


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  # 448615 15-Mar-2011 16:19
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jbard: It is a setting in the php.ini file - are you running a server or using shared hosting?

If it's shared hosting, you can disable it using a .htaccess file.  Google for more info.

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Ultimate Geek
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  # 449009 16-Mar-2011 19:13
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done it : solved, thanks folks :)

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