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Hi guys,

I am looking for the best way to get the page title and description for blog posts loaded dynamically.

For the moment in my controller I have something like:

$this->data['blog_result'] = $this->my_model->getBlogByID($blog_id);

and in my model:

public function getBlogByID($blog_id)
        $this->db->where('blog_id', $blog_id);
        $query = $this->db->get();
        return $query->result();

I've tried several different approaches but cant seem to be able to make it work.

Thank you in advance

All you have to do is simply set the returned dataset to a variable and reference the data field in the returned dataset array...

$blog_details = $this->my_model->getBlogById($blog_id);

$this->data['blog_title'] = $blog_details[0]['blog_title'];

(ALSO: the above is assuming that you will only receive one record - I hate to assume)

I would verify that a none empty dataset is returned in your model or else you might have issues down the road.
Something like... (in your model) return ($query->num_rows() > 0) ? $query->result_array() : False;
Then in your controller do a basic check to make sure it is not false.
If your only getting one record do not use select * use select title.