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(PHP 4, PHP 5)

mysql_fetch_rowGet a result row as an enumerated array


This extension was deprecated in PHP 5.5.0, and it was removed in PHP 7.0.0. Instead, the MySQLi or PDO_MySQL extension should be used. See also MySQL: choosing an API guide and related FAQ for more information. Alternatives to this function include:


array mysql_fetch_row ( resource $result )

Returns a numerical array that corresponds to the fetched row and moves the internal data pointer ahead.



The result resource that is being evaluated. This result comes from a call to mysql_query().

Return Values

Returns an numerical array of strings that corresponds to the fetched row, or FALSE if there are no more rows.

mysql_fetch_row() fetches one row of data from the result associated with the specified result identifier. The row is returned as an array. Each result column is stored in an array offset, starting at offset 0.


Example #1 Fetching one row with mysql_fetch_row()

mysql_query("SELECT id,email FROM people WHERE id = '42'");
if (!
$result) {
'Could not run query: ' mysql_error();
$row mysql_fetch_row($result);

$row[0]; // 42
echo $row[1]; // the email value


Note: This function sets NULL fields to the PHP NULL value.

See Also

MySQL Functions
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