Connect to MySql from PHP

By Santhosh N

This explains how to connect to MySql from PHP

mysql_connect is the method used to connect to the mysql from php and it takes three parameters namely host, username and password of the mysql instance.

<?php
   $mshost = 'localhost';
   $msuid = 'user';
   $mspwd = 'password';
   $mscon = mysql_connect($mshost, $msuid, $mspwd);
   if( $mscon )
   {
     echo 'Connected successfully';
   }
?>

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