PHP MySQL Connect

Since PHP 5.5, mysql_connect() extension is deprecated. Now it is recommended to use one of the 2 alternatives.

  • mysqli_connect()
  • PDO::__construct()

PHP mysqli_connect()

PHP mysqli_connect() function is used to connect with MySQL database. It returns resource if connection is established or null.

Syntax
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resource mysqli_connect (server, username, password)

PHP mysqli_close()

PHP mysqli_close() function is used to disconnect with MySQL database. It returns true if connection is closed or false.

Syntax
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bool mysqli_close(resource $resource_link)

PHP MySQL Connect Example

Example
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Output:

Output
Connected successfully
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