Simple way of doing paging in php

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<html> <head> <title>Paging Next Previous Buttons</title> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-

1"> </head> <body> <?php include 'config.php'; include 'openmytest.php'; // rows per page $rowsPerPage = 3; // if $_GET if(isset($_GET['page'])) { $pageNum= $_GET['page']; } else $pageNum = 1; // preceding rows $previousRows =($pageNum - 1) * $rowsPerPage; // the first, optional value of LIMIT is the start position //the next required value is the number of rows to retrieve $query = "SELECT Users.ID, Name,Pass,Perm,EMail,Date,UID FROM Users,Emails WHERE Users.ID=UID LIMIT $previousRows, $rowsPerPage"; $result = mysql_query($query) or die('Error couldn\'t get the data').mysql_error(); echo "<table border=1>\n";

$date) = mysql_fetch_array($result)) { echo "<tr><td>$id</td><td>$name</td><td>$pass</td><td>$perm</td><td>$email</td> <td>$date</td></tr>".$email.echo "<tr><th>ID</th><th>Name</th><th>Password</th><th>Perm</th><th>Email</th> <th>Date</th></tr>". //use an associative array $row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result). // print the results while(list($id. .$pass. $numrows = $row['numrows']. $result = mysql_query($query) or die('Error. } echo '</table>'. // Find the number of rows in the query $query = "SELECT COUNT(Name) AS numrows FROM Users". couldn\'t get count title=\"$page\"').$name.mysql_error().$perm.

it isn't the first page //then we print first and previous links if ($pageNum > 1) { $page = $pageNum . and there are no previous pages . //we use ceil which rounds up the result. } else //otherwise we do not print a link. that is.1. because if we have 4. $prev = " <a href=\"$phpself?page=$page\" title=\"Page $page\">[Back]</a> ". because the current page is //the first page. $first = " <a href=\"$phpself?page=1\" title=\"Page 1\">[First Page]</a> ".// find the last page number $lastPage = ceil($numrows/$rowsPerPage).2 as an answer. we'd need 5 pages. $phpself = $_SERVER['PHP_SELF']. //if the current page is greater than 1.

$last = " <a href=\"$phpself?page=$lastPage\" title=\"Page $lastPage\">[Last Page]</a> ". } //the current page is the last page. $next = " <a href=\"$phpself?page=$page\" title=\"Page $page\">[Next]</a> ". $first = ' [First Page] '. there is of course no next page.{ $prev = ' [Back] '. else . so we don't print links for //the last and next pages. } // We print the links for the next and last page only if the current page //isn't the last page if ($pageNum < $lastPage) { $page = $pageNum + 1.

$next . $prev .{ $next = ' [Next] '. $last = ' [Last Page] '. include 'closedb. ?> </body> </html> . } //We print the links depending on our selections above echo $first .php'. " Showing page <bold>$pageNum</bold> of <bold>$lastPage</bold> pages " . $last.

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