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Tutorial 3 – Connecting To A Database

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File: config.php

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<?php
// MySQL Tutorial 3 - Connecting To A Database
 
// CREATE CONNECTION TO DATABASE
$user = "root";
$pass = "";
$database = "phoneBook";
$server = "localhost";
 
// Syntax: mysql_connect("servername","username","password");
$connect = mysql_connect($server, $user, $pass)
                or die ('Connection To Server Failed');
 
// Syntax: mysql_select_db("databaseName", $connect);
mysql_select_db("$database", $connect)
                or die ('Connection To Database Failed');
 
// CLOSE CONNECTION
mysql_close($connect);
 
?>

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