Let's make a SQL query using the INSERT INTO statement with appropriate values, after that we will execute this insert query through passing it to the PHP mysqli_query() function to insert data in table.
In the previous section, we have learned how to insert data into database from a PHP script.
Let's make a SQL query using the SELECT statement, after that we will execute this SQL query through passing it to the PHP mysqli_query() function to retrieve the table data. Consider our persons database table has the following records
PHP will require that mysqli is enabled (it is on most PHP set ups).
If it is successful you will see PHP connect to MySQL. Performing a database query. The mysql query is actually performed in the body of the html page, so additional php opening and closing tags will be required.
You want to abstract database access in case you want to change your database or adapter (PHP extension used to communicate with the database). mysql_query() specifically has been deprecated as of PHP 5.5. It's interesting to note that W3Schools updated their tutorial to use the MySQLi...