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PHP Integrating PHP with Databases Using Relational Tables Using a Prepared Statement


Why is this not OK?

function get_member($id) {

    try {
      $results = $db->prepare(
          "SELECT member_id, email, fullname, level
          FROM members WHERE member_id = ?"

    } catch (Exception $e) {
      echo "bad query";

    $members = $results->fetch();
    return $members;

1 Answer


It is probably expecting you to use $member_id and not just $id like from the workspace/videos that we've been using. It asks for $member_id so I'd stick with using that as the argument. The challenges can be fickle like that.