@wilr I merged select upload field - feel like giving it a quick test, since you're hanging out for it?

... if he's a wake, depending on where in the world he is. (edited)

But more to do with the DB refusing connection while it's scaling, rather than SS I think... if it is a thing.

if it really comes down to it, you could use DOMDocument. http://php.net/domdocument (edited)

record is the local cache of the query result for that object (i.e. result row)