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PHP mysqli_fetch_array() Function

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Example

Fetch a result row as a numeric array and as an associative array:

<?php
$con=mysqli_connect("localhost","my_user","my_password","my_db");
// Check connection
if (mysqli_connect_errno())
  {
  echo "Failed to connect to MySQL: " . mysqli_connect_error();
  }

$sql="SELECT Lastname,Age FROM Persons ORDER BY Lastname";
$result=mysqli_query($con,$sql);

// Numeric array
$row=mysqli_fetch_array($result,MYSQLI_NUM);
printf ("%s (%s)\n",$row[0],$row[1]);

// Associative array
$row=mysqli_fetch_array($result,MYSQLI_ASSOC);
printf ("%s (%s)\n",$row["Lastname"],$row["Age"]);

// Free result set
mysqli_free_result($result);

mysqli_close($con);
?>

Definition and Usage

The mysqli_fetch_array() function fetches a result row as an associative array, a numeric array, or both.

Note: Fieldnames returned from this function are case-sensitive.


Syntax

mysqli_fetch_array(result,resulttype);

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
result Required. Specifies a result set identifier returned by mysqli_query(), mysqli_store_result() or mysqli_use_result()
resulttype Optional. Specifies what type of array that should be produced. Can be one of the following values:
  • MYSQLI_ASSOC
  • MYSQLI_NUM
  • MYSQLI_BOTH

Technical Details

Return Value: Returns an array of strings that corresponds to the fetched row. NULL if there are no more rows in result-set
PHP Version: 5+

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