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hi experts,

im trying to make a register code for my small project and i come to the point where i need to conect to my web hosted database. im using PHP coding (as newbie, of course). i found many tutorials but i dont know how to use the following coding line:

mysql_connect("localhost", DATABASE, "PASSWORD") or die(mysql_error());

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what should i use instead of "localhost" and DATABASE?

Any help in this matter will be highly appreciated.

Regards,
Raul
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Have a look here as it is explained very nice:
http://www.w3schools.com/PHP/func_mysql_connect.asp

Note that you can let localhost as the server when you upload your script to the server and only put the database name and the password to connect to it.

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thank you very much.

Regards
Raul
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