Show all rows in a MySQL table

This shows all the available rows in a MySQL table

//sample database can be found at <?php
//connect to server with username and password, this is the default settings
//when MySQL is installed on a Windows XP rig (Not recommended)
$connection = mysql_connect (“localhost”,”root”, “”) or die (“Cannot make the connection”);
//connect to the test database
$db = mysql_select_db (“test”,$connection) or die (“Cannot connect to database”);
//our SQL query
$sql_query = “SELECT * FROM test”;
//store the SQL query in the result variable
$result = mysql_query($sql_query);
//output as long as there are still available fields
while($row = mysql_fetch_row($result))
echo (“<a href=\”$row[2]\”>$row[3]</a>”);
echo (“: $row[4]<br>”);
//if no fields exist
echo “no values in the database”;


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