Update data in mysql using php
We already know how to establish connection between PHP web application and MySQL database system in our previous PHP tutorial. we also learnt to select data from mysql and insert data into mysql database.
Now, In this PHP tutorial we will learn how to update data into MySQL database using PHP script.
The UPDATE Statement is used to modify the records of existing table.
UPDATE Statement Syntax
UPDATE table_name SET col1=val1, col2=val2, col3=val3 WHERE Condition
col1, col2 – is the anme of columns which records has to be updated.
val1, val2 – is the values of new records which has be updated in to table.
learn more about mysql UPDATE statement : UPDATE Statement
PHP Example of Update data in MySQL database
$username = "username";
$password = "password";
$hostname = "localhost";
//connection to the mysql database,
$dbhandle = mysqli_connect($hostname, $username, $password,$database);
if(mysqli_query($dbhandle, "Update StudentMst set Name='Vaidehi', City='Jaipur' where ID=4"))
echo "Record Updated Successfully";
//close the connection