This is a MySQL extension that allows you to use a PHP variable as a MySQL connection string.
This extension allows you to do this for the first time. It makes it a lot easier to write PHP code that talks to MySQL. It’s really useful when you want to set up a database connection and then use it later, but for the very first time, it’s pretty awesome.
We put it in because while we know that PHP is one of the leading languages for web development, MySQL is the most popular database for web development. We wanted a way to use a PHP variable as the connection string. We didn’t want to have to write code to set up a new connection every time we needed our PHP variable. So, we put it into MySQLi.
It’s amazing how many database functions we can turn into one. Its just a string and we call the function with the string. We didn’t have time to implement all of them, so we got through the basics. However, it is a good idea to have a look at the documentation on the MySQL website if you are interested in learning more about the database and its API.
The most basic function for doing a seek is to pass a variable in as the first argument and the string in as the second argument. If you have a function like this to be searching a database for a string, then you should probably use the string instead of the variable.
The documentation on mysqli_data_seek is a little sparse, and only a few of the functions are covered, but it is a useful start.
If you’re learning about mysqli_data_seek you might as well read the documentation. But if you’re just learning about it, then this article is a good place to start.
As the first argument, this is one of the most commonly used arguments in mysqli_data_seek. You have to know where in a database or in a variable the key value for the data in the database, and then you can use this to get the result.
There’s a lot of variation, but the main idea is that you can use this to get the column names and columns from a table (and not just the values in that column, but the data contained in the column as well).