Alright. I don't know how to program in PHP. I don't currently want to know. All I want to know is if &= " and" then what = "or"?
I'm on a site with a search. the search doesn't work completly. The admin has much more important things to do then fix it. We can tweeak the search to fix the problems by adjusting the url. (note the admin is aware that we players sometimes add stuff to the url to get it to work right.)
Here is an example with the main words replaced for privacy: examplewebsite.com/examplesearch.php?variable1=&variable2=&variable3=&variable4=NAME1%25NAME2&variable5=&examplesearch=Search
Now this is supposed to return data sets where variables1 through 3 and variable 5 is anything and where variable 4 reads "Name1 Name2" However - this doesn't work. UNTIL I add another %25 like this: variable4=Name1%25Name2%25
Then it works. I'm guessing %25 is a wildcard?
Anyway this is just an example of what I'm talking about manipulating the url. I have no access to the program itself. I want to know if there is an "or " command. In other words if & = "and" what = "or" It may not work because she may not have programmed it that way but I want to try it.
One of the variables is a size variable. Instead of varable1=big&variable2= etc. I'd like to do varable1=big (or) large. Though that may be written varable1=big(symbol meaning "or") varable1=large&varable2= etc.
I hope I make sence here. I'm planning to write the admin to suggest how to correct the search for some of the other items... but I want to see if an "or" link is possible as well so I can suggest how to do another type of search.
thanks for your time.