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mysql_create_db — Creates a new database.


bool mysql_create_db(database_name[, connection]);
string database_name: Name for the new database
mysql link connection (optional): Connection handle returned by mysql_connect() or mysql_pconnect()


TRUE on success; FALSE on failure


mysql_create_db() creates a new MySQL database named database_name , on the server specified by connection .


PHP 3+, PHP 4+

See also

To drop (delete) a database:



Example 793. Create a new database on the default MySQL server

// Connect to the default MySQL server
$mysql_link = mysql_connect ()
   or die ("Could not connect to the default MySQL server.");

$db_name = 'sample';

mysql_create_db ($db_name)
   or die ("Could not create database '$db_name'");

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