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alastair cooper
alastair cooper
30,617 Points

I don't understand what the task is asking me to do

I am stuck on this code challenge. (integrating PHP with databases - stage 3 - step 4 - JOINING TABLES)

The instruction is to add to the following SELECT statement, but there isn't one.

I have tried to write my own, but I have got very confused.

I have this so far...

SELECT media_id, title, img, format, year, category FROM Media JOIN Media_Genres ON Media.media_id = Media_Genres.media_id LEFT OUTER JOIN Genres ON Media_Genres.genre_id = Genres.genre_id WHERE Media.media_id = Media_Genres.media_id

Can anyone help either explain the question or tell me where I am going wrong with my statement.


Alastair Cooper

Moderator Edited: Changed Topic of Question to properly reflect the topic of the referred course.

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alastair cooper
alastair cooper
30,617 Points

I still don't understand it, but I resolved the problem by selecting * instead of the column names

Apparently, I was missing a column!

Sorry if anyone has spent their time trying to help me.