How to Access a MySQL Database Using PHP

Display data from a MySQL database on a web page using PHP.
This tutorial will help you get started in working with mySQL and PHP. It will assume that you have no prior experience in using mySQL with PHP before. After reading this tutorial, you should get an idea on what a database is, how to use it, and how to access it.

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