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    • Category : Php
    • Location : Mohali
    • Posted On : Jan 10, 2018

    PHP you can easily do this using the mysqli_connect() function. All communication between PHP and the MySQL database server takes place through this connection. The basic syntaxes for connecting to MySQL using MySQLi and PDO extensions:

    Syntax: MySQLi, Procedural way
    $con = mysqli_connect("hostname", "username", "password", "database");
    Syntax: MySQLi, Object Oriented way
    $con = new mysqli("hostname", "username", "password", "database");
    Syntax: PHP Data Objects (PDO) way
    $pdo = new PDO("mysql:host=hostname;dbname=database", "username", "password"); 
    Example (mysqli)

    Perform queries against the database:
    // Check connection
    echo "Failed to connect to MySQL: " . mysqli_connect_error();
    // Perform queries
    mysqli_query($con,"SELECT * FROM yourtable");
    mysqli_query($con,"INSERT INTO yourtable (FName,LName,Age)
    VALUES ('Glen','Quagmir',65)");
    Example (PDO)

    Perform queries against the database:
    $servername = "localhost";
    $username = "your_username";
    $password = "your_password";
    $dbname = "your_DBPDO";
    try {
        $conn = new PDO("mysql:host=$servername;dbname=$dbname", $username, $password);
        // set the PDO error mode to exception
        $conn->setAttribute(PDO::ATTR_ERRMODE, PDO::ERRMODE_EXCEPTION);
        // prepare sql and bind parameters
        $stmt = $conn->prepare("INSERT INTO yourGuests (ftname, lname, email)
        VALUES (:ftname, :lname, :email)");
        $stmt->bindParam(':ftname', $firstname);
        $stmt->bindParam(':lname', $lastname);
        $stmt->bindParam(':email', $email);
        // insert a row
        $firstname = "John";
        $lastname = "Doe";
        $email = "";
        // insert another row
        $firstname = "Julie1";
        $lastname = "Dooley1";
        $email = "";
        echo "New records added successfully";
    catch(PDOException $e)
    echo "Error: " . $e->getMessage();
    $conn = null;

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