Search Box in Php

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN” “http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd”&gt;
<html xmlns=”http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml”&gt;
<head>
<title>Search</title>
<meta http-equiv=”Content-Type” content=”text/html; charset=utf-8″ />
<link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”style.css”/>
</head>
<body>
<form action=”search.php” method=”GET”>
<input type=”text” name=”query” />
<input type=”submit” value=”Search” />
</form>
</body>
</html>

search.php

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<?php
mysql_connect(“localhost”, “root”, “”) or die(“Error connecting to database: “.mysql_error());
mysql_select_db(“tutorial_search”) or die(mysql_error());
?>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN” “http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd”&gt;
<html xmlns=”http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml”&gt;
<head>
<title>Search results</title>
<meta http-equiv=”Content-Type” content=”text/html; charset=utf-8″ />
<link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”style.css”/>
</head>
<body>
<?php
$query = $_GET[‘query’];
$min_length = 3;

if(strlen($query) >= $min_length){
$query = htmlspecialchars($query);
$query = mysql_real_escape_string($query);
$raw_results = mysql_query(“SELECT * FROM articles
WHERE (`title` LIKE ‘%”.$query.”%’) OR (`text` LIKE ‘%”.$query.”%’)”) or die(mysql_error());
if(mysql_num_rows($raw_results) > 0){ // if one or more rows are returned do following

while($results = mysql_fetch_array($raw_results)){

echo “<p><h3>”.$results[‘title’].”</h3>”.$results[‘text’].”</p>”;

}

}
else{
echo “No results”;
}

}
else{
echo “Minimum length is “.$min_length;
}
?>
</body>
</html>

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