Create MySQL Table in Existing Database With PHP

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For the updated way to do this, see Create Table With PHP in Existing MySQL Database.

Create a MySQL database table using only PHP, for an existing database.

$dbhost = '';// you database host name goes here
$dbuser = 'databaseUsername';// you database username goes here
$dbpass = 'databasePassword';// you database password goes here
$conn = mysql_connect($dbhost, $dbuser, $dbpass);
if(! $conn )
  die('Could not connect: ' . mysql_error());
echo 'Connected successfully';
$sql = 'CREATE TABLE clients( '.// edit table name here. Mine is 'clients'
      /* do your fields */
     'field1 VARCHAR(40) NOT NULL, '.
     'field2  VARCHAR(7) NOT NULL, '.
     'field3  VARCHAR(20) NOT NULL, '.
     'field4  VARCHAR(2) NOT NULL, '.
     'field5  VARCHAR(4) NOT NULL, '.
     'primary key ( P_Id ))';
mysql_select_db('yourDatabaseName');// your existing database name here
$retval = mysql_query( $sql, $conn );
if(! $retval )
  die('Could not create table: ' . mysql_error());
echo "Table clients created successfully\n";// edit table name here. Mine is 'clients'


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