How to Connect Database With PHP

In this tutorial, I will explain simple and easy steps that will help you to create a database connection with MySql database with PHP applications. It is very easy to write a script in PHP to get connect with most of the popular open source database like MySql.

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 Example

Below is the complete example of how to make a connection with MySql using the PHP code. In the below example change the DB_SERVER, DB_USERNAME, DB_PASSWORD, and DB_DATABASE as per your database credential.

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After defining the database variables, use the below code to make a connection with the database.

#Select the database

Now use the below code to select your database to use in your PHP based application.

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Prem Tiwari

An engineer by profession and a passionate blogger by heart. Founder of FreeWebMentor.com (A Programming blog for beginners), Tech Speaker at various forums. A part from this he is an open source enthusiast, WordPress Lover, Blogger, SEO, and Growth Strategic.

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