[wp-hackers] mysql insert and then a page redirect

John Blackbourn johnbillion+wp at gmail.com
Sat May 29 11:20:43 UTC 2010

You can use either the $wpdb->update or $wpdb->query methods to update
the database. These will return true or false depending of the query
is successful.

To redirect afterwards you should use wp_redirect( your_url ) followed by die().


On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 10:29 PM, Brian Fidler <fidler.brian at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm setting up some PayPal integration where I set the PayPal return URL to
> a url with a specific transaction number as a URL variable. I'd like to
> return to a script that updates the database and then redirects to a
> different page once the db has been updated.
> What's the best way (or is it even necessary) to verify that the db has been
> updated and upon verification load a different page?
> thanks,
> brian
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