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I have downloaded an open source file for login purpose but finding difficulties to make changes as per the given instructions which says "Copy the following SQL to create a table and structure" but since theres nothing mentioned about where to paste please can somebody help me here? I have pasted the code below for your reference.

CREATE TABLE `users` (
`id` int(20) NOT NULL auto_increment,
`full_name` varchar(200) collate latin1_general_ci NOT NULL default '',
`user_name` varchar(200) collate latin1_general_ci NOT NULL default '',
`user_pwd` varchar(200) collate latin1_general_ci NOT NULL default '',
`user_email` varchar(200) collate latin1_general_ci NOT NULL default '',
`activation_code` int(10) NOT NULL default '0',
`joined` date NOT NULL default '0000-00-00',
`country` varchar(100) collate latin1_general_ci NOT NULL default '',
`user_activated` int(1) NOT NULL default '0',
PRIMARY KEY (`id`)
)

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That is the sql to create a table, but you first have to make a connection to a database first.

First you have to decide what type of database to use (mssql, mysql etc), set one up or find one to use, then set up the connections.

Then you run the query in PHP, but it differs depending on the type of database.
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by:Jeffreym17
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Hello pandalandaland,

I have the knowledge of your first two lines above... but please can you elaborate your last line?

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Well to run the query you run the query command for whatever database you use. For example, mysql:

//connection
mysql_connect( "hostname", "db_username", "db_password");

//$theQuery =  that query you are trying to run
mysql_query($theQuery);

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I have created MySQL database but please can you tell me where to run this query command? I mean the exact location to run the query.
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