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2:35 am, March 10, 2022
 

Core Function : list_search_by_class_return_links - List Searches by Class Type and Return Links

Function that list's the latest and top searches by the class name and return a list of links, with the search totals on them. 

I wanted to extract the top searches and the latest searches by date, for a particular class to list as text links to the search page for showing under the search box on the sections over view page. This function returns the required links. 

PHP

/*
  List searches by class and return links, for use under the search box as latest or top searches.
  Also could list them in a widget under the class name.
  */
  public function list_search_by_class_return_links(
    $search_class = "content",
    $search_type = "latest",
    $max = 10
  ) {
      global $functions;
      global $base_directory;

      $max = $this->db->escapeString($max);
      $search_class = $this->db->escapeString($search_class);

      $out = "";
      if($search_type == "latest") {
        $sql = "select * from searches where search_class = '$search_class' order by insdate desc limit $max";
      }
      if($search_type == "top") {
        $sql = "select * from searches where search_class = '$search_class' order by search_number desc limit $max";
      }
      $result = $this->db->query($sql);
      if(!$result) {
        return "Nothing Found";
      }
      while($row = $result->fetchArray()) {
        $search_term = $row['search_term'];
        $search_term_html = htmlentities($search_term);
        $search_term_url = urlencode($search_term);
        $search_class = $row['search_class'];
        $search_number = $row['search_number'];
        $search_number_nice = $functions->restyle_number($search_number);
        $out .= "<a href='$base_directory/search/$search_class/$search_term_url/' class='search-link-text'><span class='search-num badge bg-info text-dark'>$search_number_nice</span> $search_term_html</a>";
      }
      $out = "<div class='search-links-text'>$out</div>";
      return $out;
  }

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