Create new table with mySQL query

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added Aug 4, 2017 in mySQL by anonymous
edited Jul 12, 2019 by LC Marshal

In order to create table in database, you need at least one column;

CREATE TABLE new_table LIKE old_table;

 

CREATE TABLE ... LIKE to create a new empty new_table based on the definition of old_table, including any column attributes and indexes defined in the old_table.

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responded Sep 13, 2019 by LC Marshal Captain (25,770 points)
// sql to create table
$sql = "CREATE TABLE lcNewTable (
id INT(6) UNSIGNED AUTO_INCREMENT PRIMARY KEY, 
firstname VARCHAR(30) NOT NULL,
lastname VARCHAR(30) NOT NULL,
email VARCHAR(50),
reg_date TIMESTAMP
)";
 
if ($conn->query($sql) === TRUE) {
    echo "Table lcNewTable created successfully";
} else {
    echo "Error creating table: " . $conn->error;
}
$conn->close();

 

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