list of some common PHP MySQL functions

FUNCTION DESCRIPTION EXAMPLE
mysql_connect() Creates a database connection mysql_connect( “mysql_server_hostname”, “user”, “passwd”);
mysql_pconnect() Creates a persistant database connection mysql_pconnect( “mysql_server_hostname”, “user”, “passwd”);
mysql_select_db() Selects the database to connect to. mysql_select_db( “DB_name”)
mysql_query() Contains the SQL query. $query= mysql_query( “SELECT * FROM some_table WHERE Name

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