The mysql_connect() function opens a non-persistent MySQL connection.
This function returns the connection on success, or FALSE and an error on failure. You can hide the error output by adding an '@' in front of the function name.
|server||Optional. Specifies the server to connect to (can also include a port number. e.g. "hostname:port" or a path to a local socket for the localhost). Default value is "localhost:3306"|
|user||Optional. Specifies the username to log in with. Default value is the name of the user that owns the server process|
|pwd||Optional. Specifies the password to log in with. Default is ""|
|newlink||Optional. If a second call is made to mysql_connect() with the same arguments, no new connection will be established; instead, the identifier of the already opened connection will be returned|
|clientflag||Optional. Can be a combination of the following constants:
Tip: The connection will be closed as soon as the script ends. To close the connection before, use mysql_close().
Tip: To establish a persistent MySQL connection, use mysql_pconnect() instead.
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