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Re: Why can't i connect to my sql database?
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: June 23, 2018 07:24AM

First, don't use the mysql API, it's removed in latest PHP versions. Use mysqli.

Second, every db call needs error handling, eg minimally ...

$db = mysqli_connect(...) or exit( mysqli_connect_error() );
$result = $db->query(...) or exit( $db->error );

The error will tell you what's not right.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/23/2018 07:26AM by Peter Brawley.

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