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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. 

MYSQL_CONNECT('localhost','USERNAME','PASSWORD');

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

@mysql_select_db("DATABASENAME"); 

For more information on accessing your MySQL databases through PHP, please visit http://www.php-mysql-tutorial.com/connect-to-mysql-using-php.php .
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