PHP | mysqli_stmt_init() Function

PHP mysqli_stmt_init() Function


Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP mysqli_stmt_init() Function.

The built-in PHP mysqli_stmt_init() function initializes a statement object. The result of this built-in PHP function can be passed as one of the parameter to the built-in PHP mysqli_stmt_prepare() function.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

mysqli_stmt_init($con);


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description
1

con(Mandatory)

This is an object representing a connection to MySQL Server.


Return Value

This function returns a statement object on success and false on failure.

PHP Version

This PHP function was first introduced in PHP version 5 and works in all the later versions.

Example1

The following below is an example which shows the usage of PHP mysqli_stmt_init() function (in a procedural style) -

<?php
   //Creating the connection
   $con = mysqli_connect("localhost", "root", "password", "mydb");

   $query = "CREATE TABLE Test(Name VARCHAR(255), AGE INT)"; 
   mysqli_query($con, $query);

   //initiating the statement
   $stmt =  mysqli_stmt_init($con);

   $res = mysqli_stmt_prepare($stmt, "INSERT INTO Test values(?, ?)");
   mysqli_stmt_bind_param($stmt, "si", $Name, $Age);
   $Name = 'Paul';
   $Age = 30;
   print("Record Inserted.....");

   //Executing the statement
   mysqli_stmt_execute($stmt);

   //Closing the statement
   mysqli_stmt_close($stmt);

   //Closing the connection
   mysqli_close($con);
?>

Output

When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

Record Inserted.....

Example2

In object oriented style the syntax of this built-in PHP function is $con->stmt_init(); The following is the example of this PHP function in an object oriented style $minus;

<?php
   //Creating the connection
   $con = new mysqli("localhost", "root", "password", "mydb");

   $query = "CREATE TABLE Test(Name VARCHAR(255), AGE INT)"; 
   $con->query($query);

   //initiating the statement
   $stmt =  $con->stmt_init();

   $res = $stmt->prepare("INSERT INTO Test values(?, ?)");
   $stmt->bind_param("si", $Name, $Age);
   $Name = 'Paul';
   $Age = 30;
   print("Record Inserted.....");

   //Executing the statement
   $stmt->execute();

   //Closing the statement
   $stmt->close();

   //Closing the connection
   $con->close();
?>

Output

When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

Record Inserted.....


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