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AJAX Generic Comments Module

, 28 Jul 2006
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Source code for a generic comments module, using AJAX/PHP/MySQL.

Introduction

This article will show you how to use a generic comments module which is implemented using PHP 4.0, MySQL, and AJAX.

This module is now running here; you can see it in every project review page.

Sample screenshot

Here, the user will enter his information and his comments:

Sample screenshot

When the user clicks on the submit comment button, the comment will be submitted without any page refresh, and the new comment will appear in the page.

Installing database scripts

The database is located in the source code folder in sourcecode/sql/script.sql; just open your MySQL client, and run it to install the database.

How can I add it to my code

  1. Include the files of the comments module in your application folder.
  2. In your code, include the comments.php file to be able to show the comments module.
  3. The comments will show specific comments of every page, according to the ForiegnID which identifies the page which will show the comment (i.e., the ForiegnID of an article can be "A"+$i where $i is the ID of the article in your application database; so, you can use the same module in many pages (articles, news, reviews,..))
<?php
$i =0; // $i can be your article id

$ForeignID = "comment-$i" ; 
require("includes/comments.php");?>

License

This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

About the Author

Hazem Torab
CEO Enozom Software
Egypt Egypt
Hazem Torab, founder & CEO at Enozom Software, a fast growing software company in Alexandria. Hazem has more than 6 years of experience in management and team leading, and 10+ years of professional experience in the software development field.
 
Hazem also is a co-founder and chairman of Ayaady for Investment and Agriculture, a crowd funded company and the first Egyptian online fresh meat shop directly from the farm to the consumers.
 
Before founding Enozom, Hazem was a co-founder & CEO of IRange Software. He also worked at ITWorx and Raya Software after his graduation in 2004 from Alexandria University, Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Systems Department.
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Comments and Discussions

 
GeneralProblems when submitting PinmemberAcapulco17-Jun-10 11:26 
GeneralGeneric Comment Pinmemberpeter0112-Jun-10 20:27 
GeneralRe: Generic Comment Pinmemberpeter0112-Jun-10 20:36 
Generalgrrrrrrrrrrr Pinmembermarioforever25-Oct-08 21:05 
Generalsh*t!!!!!!!!!!!! Pinmembermarioforever25-Oct-08 20:55 
this is a sh*t
it's f***ed my page!!!!!!
GeneralSecurity issues !!!! PinmemberLetusek29-May-07 1:06 
Questiondont know php but asp PinmemberSaadz12-Apr-07 3:34 
GeneralNice Pinmemberparadoxxl3-Aug-06 9:25 
GeneralRe: Nice Pinmemberzegv2-Dec-06 10:40 
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