Re: [PHP] Most viewed?

At 10:41 AM -0500 4/15/08, Steve Marquez wrote:

Can any of you point me in the right direction on how to use PHP to create a
most viewed or most clicked articles list? Can it be done with PHP?

Thank you so much,

Steve Marquez


There are a couple of ways to do this: 1) use mysql to record each download; 2) use a file to record each download.

All you do is pass the user's click to a php script that records the transaction -- incrementing a counter in either mysql or a file and delivers the content to the user. You can include that number in your html to show how many transactions, if you want.

This is an example of using a file: