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My simple connect.php script. connects and selects the appropriate database from the mySQL server specified. Basic error reporting is included.

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# mySQL Database connection

//Server Connection Variables
$server		=	'localhost';		 //mySQL server host
$username	=	'jamkel';		 //mySQL database username
$password		=	'heidi45';		 //mySQL database password
$database		=	'database';		 //mySQL database name

//Connect to the database
$con = mysql_connect($server, $username, $password); 	//Variable assigned to the mySQL connection

//Check the connection was successful
if (!$con)  {
	die('Error: Could not connect- ' . mysql_error());

//Select the database
$db = mysql_select_db($database);
if(!$db) {
	exit('Error: Could not select db- ' . mysql_error());

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