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PHP Links Help!

Discussion in 'PHP' started by martian2k4, Aug 4, 2005.

  1. #1
    Hi, I need to be able to split up links, for instance there is a link going to be inserted into the database but instead of inserting into the database THISISTHELINK i need to make it THISI...NK if you get what i mean, like on vBulletin when you post a long link

    http://sothatitislikethiswereyouhavedotsinthemiddle

    and itll show up like

    http://sothatitis....hemiddle

    Please help ASAP :D Thanks
    SEMrush
     
    martian2k4, Aug 4, 2005 IP
    SEMrush
  2. rvarcher

    rvarcher Peon

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    I didn't test it but this should work. I think what you're doing should be presentation side only, not database side.

    
    $link = "http://forums.digitalpoint.com/showthread.php?t=23599";
    
    if ( strlen($link) > 40 )
    {
         $display_link = substr("$link",0,20) . "..." . substr("$link",-1,20);
    }
    
    PHP:
     
    rvarcher, Aug 4, 2005 IP
  3. martian2k4

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    Thanks :D, Works great
     
    martian2k4, Aug 4, 2005 IP