Populate Birth Date Dropdown List Using CodeIgniter

Submitted by: 
Language: 

In my previous post I uploaded a source code called “Populate Dropdown List Using CodeIgniter”. In that sample code, I used the country field to populate the value using the helper function.
This time, I’ll show you on how to populate a birth date field with three separate dropdown list.
Here’s the code to call the helper and populate the array with values from our function:

  1. $this->load->helper('birthdate');
  2.  
  3. $this->data['birth_date_year'] = buildYearDropdown('birth_date_year', $this->input->post('birth_date_year'));
  4. $this->data['birth_date_month'] = buildMonthDropdown('birth_date_month', $this->input->post('birth_date_month'));
  5. $this->data['birth_date_day'] = buildDayDropdown('birth_date_day', $this->input->post('birth_date_day'));

And this is how you pass the value from the controller to the view:

  1. echo $birth_date_day;
  2. echo $birth_date_month;
  3. echo $birth_date_year;

Please see attached file.
To download the framework please visit Getting Started With CodeIgniter.


Add new comment

Filtered HTML

  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • You may insert videos with [video:URL]
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <table> <tr> <td> <th> <img> <h1> <h2> <h3> <iframe> [video]
  • You can enable syntax highlighting of source code with the following tags: <code>, <blockcode>, <asp>, <c>, <cpp>, <csharp>, <css>, <html4strict>, <java>, <javascript>, <mysql>, <php>, <python>, <sql>, <vb>, <vbnet>. The supported tag styles are: <foo>, [foo].
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.