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Breadcrumb Navigation class

by: Steve Spence
|
August 30, 2004

Version: 1.02

Type: Class

Category: HTTP

License: GNU General Public License

Description: Breadcrumb navigation. Very easy to implement.



<?php
	/*
	 File:		bc.php
	 Version:	1.02
	 Desc: 		Simple class to create a 'breadcrumb' navigation menu
	 Author:		Steve Spence sspence@po18.lcv.ne.jp
	 Date:		30/08/2004
	 Comments:	See test pages for how to use to it.
	 Usage:
	 
	 <?php 
		include('bc.php'); 
		$title = "Top Page";
		$bc = new Breadcrumb($title, 'dddd');
	
	?>
	<html>
	<head>
	<title>Top</title>
	</head>
	<body>
	<?php $bc->dropBreadcrumbs($title); ?>
	ETC.....
	
	
	*/
	 
	class Breadcrumb {
		var $bc_path;
				
		function Breadcrumb($title, $bc_path='any_session_id1') {
			$this->bc_path = $bc_path;  // this is a session id so more than one breadcrumb top and path is possible
			
			session_start();
					
			if (!isset ($_SESSION[$this->bc_path]['title']) ) {
				// setup session arrays
				$_SESSION[$this->bc_path]['title'][0]= $title;
				$_SESSION[$this->bc_path]['url'][0]= $this->full_name( $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] ) ;
				$_SESSION['top'] = $title;
			} else {
				$this->setPage($title);
			}	 
		}

		function full_name ($page)	{
			return "http://" . $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] . $page; 
		}

		function getLinkWrap($url, $text) {
			return "<A href=\"$url\">$text</A>";	
		}

		function reset() {
			unset($_SESSION[$this->bc_path]);		
			unset($_SESSION['top']);
		}
		
		function getIndex($needle, $haystack) {
			if (in_array( $needle, $haystack))  {
				for ($i=0;$i<count($haystack);$i++)	{
					if ( $needle == $haystack[$i] ) {
						return $i;
					}	
				}	 
					 	
			}
			return false;
		}
	   
	   function trimArray($last) {
			// unset elements from and including $last
			$ct= count($_SESSION[$this->bc_path]['title']);
			for ($i=$last; $i<$ct; $i++)	{
				unset($_SESSION[$this->bc_path]['title'][$i]);		
				unset($_SESSION[$this->bc_path]['url'][$i]); 	
			}	 
		} 
	
		function setPage($title) {
			
			// get index of this title, false means not in array
			$i = $this->getIndex($title, $_SESSION[$this->bc_path]['title']);
			
			if ($i === false) {
				// not in array, so add it
				$this->addPage($title);
			}	 
			else {
				// in array, so trim all elements after it
				$this->trimArray($i+1);
			}
		}
		
		function addPage($title) {
			// save title and complete get line ie. 'REQUEST_URI'
			$_SESSION[$this->bc_path]['title'][]= $title;
			$_SESSION[$this->bc_path]['url'][]= $this->full_name( $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] );
		}
		
		
		function dropBreadcrumbs($title) {
			// print the bc's
			print $this->getBreadcrumbs($title);
		}
		
		function getBreadcrumbs($title) {
			
			session_start();  
			
			if ($_SESSION['top'] == $title) {
			 	$s = $title;
			 	$this->trimArray(1);
			} else {
				$a = $_SESSION[$this->bc_path];  // just a little shorthand
				for ($i=0; $i<count($a['title'])-1; $i++)	{ 
					$s .= $this->getLinkWrap($a['url'][$i], $a['title'][$i]) . " >";
				}	 
				$s .= $title;
			}	
			return $s;
		}
	
	}
	
	
	
	
?>

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