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PHP MySQL Where Clause

WHERE clause is used to filter the records.

WHERE clause

WHERE clause is used to extract records that meet the specified criteria.


SELECT column_name(s)
FROM table_name
WHERE column_name operator value

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To get PHP to execute the statement above we must use mysqli_query () function. This function is used to send a query or command MySQL connection.


The following "Persons" table, select instances from all FirstName = 'Peter' line:

// 检测连接
if (mysqli_connect_errno())
	echo "连接失败: " . mysqli_connect_error();

$result = mysqli_query($con,"SELECT * FROM Persons
WHERE FirstName='Peter'");

while($row = mysqli_fetch_array($result))
	echo $row['FirstName'] . " " . $row['LastName'];
	echo "<br>";

The code above will output:

Peter Griffin