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Postby Drago85 » 25. February 2010 15:37

Hello

I have just loaded xxamp onto my system, now I have inserted some php code into dreamweaver to test but when i type the URL in http://localhost/C:/User.... etc for the saved php script to connect to my phpmyAdmin database the broswer states its forbbin, whats the best way to start out with the script, remembering i am just learning the basics.

Thnaks Martin
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Re: PHP

Postby Stepke-DSL » 25. February 2010 15:50

Drago85 wrote:URL in http://localhost/C:/User.... etc


Thats not the right URL.
You have to save your files in the htdocs-Folder of your xampp (or in a subfolder).
Then you can test your script by typing http://localhost/filename.php in your browser.
If you use subfolders then you have to type http://localhost/subfolder/file.php

Greetings Stepke
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Re: PHP

Postby Drago85 » 04. March 2010 13:00

I have tried to insert the new URl but it simply states the object can't be displayed, does the username and password effect the code?
<?php
$host="localhost";
$username="phpeasystep";
$password="1234";
$db_name="db_MBDesign";


mysql_connect("$host", "$username", "$password")or die("cannot connect to server");
mysql_select_db("$db_MBDesign")or die("cannot select db");

?>

Thanks
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Re: PHP

Postby Altrea » 04. March 2010 13:25

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mysql_connect("$host", "$username", "$password") //...
mysql_select_db("$db_MBDesign") //...

Try without the quotation-marks
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