How do I connect to my MySQL databases through PHP?

Use the following outline to connect and query the MySQL server from within your PHP scripts. 

1. Connect To The mySQL Server
Use the following statement to connect to the database server. Substitute the username, and password for the ones you created. 


2. Select Your Database 
Use the following statement to select the database. Make sure you substitute the example with your database name. 


For more information on accessing your MySQL databases through PHP, please visit .
  • 0 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How do I create a MySQL database?

Overview MySQL databases allow you to store lots of information in an easy to access manner. The...

How do I delete a MySQL database?

Overview You can easily delete a MySQL database from your web hosting account. Follow the...

How do I create a MySQL database?

Overview There are two primary steps when creating a MySQL user. The first step is to create a...

How do I use phpMyAdmin?

Overview phpMyAdmin is a web based database administration tool specifically for managing MySQL...

How do I setup remote access to my MySQL databases?

Overview Remote MySQL allows external web servers to access your MySQL databases by adding their...