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PHP Make post go to specific column in database

Hi, i have a website i'm making for a customer and i have two categories. Now the thing is, i made a function in php where the admins can add categories. Where they go into the categories.php and add the category they want and that get's added as an column in a database table i made called categories. Now this is a social site where i wan't people to make their own posts kinda like Facebook. Now i want to make some code that make's the posts go straight to the second category they made. It won't change! How should i do this?

Sue Dough
Sue Dough
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Mike its extremely hard to answer this without code and a database schema. My advice is take a step back and first write down the proper mysql query without PHP and run it in mysql. Once it works then make it into PHP code.

Sue i figured out it would be a lot easier to just make two static pages and then make some SQL code that would show posts from there. One thing though is that i need to make a like system which is hard because i can't really find any good tutorials on it, but i'm probably gonna figure it out (i hope) :)