PHP Script to Test MySQL Database Connectivity

Provided below is a simple PHP script to test MySQL database connectivity. The result of this script displays the names of the tables present within the specified database.


Sample Script


Explanation about the variables used in the script:


  • dbserver: Mention the value as localhost for Linux Hosting (cPanel). For Windows Hosting (Plesk), MySQL Server IP needs to be mentioned.



  • dbname: Specify complete database name including the prefix. For example, reseloaq_mysql.

  • dbuser: Mention the database user associated with the database.

  • dbpassword: Mention the password for the above database user.