Determine MySQL Version via Command Line

Want to find out what version MySQL you are running using only your command line interface? This one is super easy. Log in to MySQL (replace “root” with your username of choice or keep as root) Enter your password when prompted Run the following statement Your output might look something like this…

PHP Tips to Display Errors, Warnings and Notices

Adding these two little lines at the top of your code can often solve a world of questions you have on why your code isn’t working. Make sure they are placed at the very top right after the opening <?php tag. If anything is output before them it will not work properly. Another helpful tool […]

Create MySQL Database and Add New User (command line)

Here is a quick example of how to create a database, assign a new user and set their password. Connect to MySQL server as user “root” (you will be prompted for a password) The “mysql>” prompt will now appear. Create new database… we’ll call it “orders” Give user (named “fluffy”) full permissions Set password for […]