PHP | mysqli_stmt_store_result() Function

PHP mysqli_stmt_store_result() Function


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

The built-in PHP mysqli_stmt_store_result() function accepts a statement object as a parameter and stores the resultset of the given statement locally, if it executes a SELECT, SHOW or, DESCRIBE statement.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

mysqli_stmt_store_result($stmt);


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description
1

stmt(Mandatory)

This is an object representing a prepared statement.

2

offset(Mandatory)

This is an integer value representing the desired row (must be between 0 and the total number of rows in the result set).


Return Value

This built-in PHP function returns TRUE on success and FALSE on failure.

PHP Version

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

Example1

The following below is an example which demonstrates the usage of the built-in PHP mysqli_stmt_store_result() function (in a procedural style) -

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

   mysqli_query($con, "CREATE TABLE Test(Name VARCHAR(255), AGE INT)");
   mysqli_query($con, "insert into Test values('Kennedy', 27),('Paul', 30),('Justice', 28)");
   print("Table Created.....\n");

   //Reading records
   $stmt = mysqli_prepare($con, "SELECT * FROM Test");

   //Executing the statement
   mysqli_stmt_execute($stmt);

   //Storing the result
   mysqli_stmt_store_result($stmt);

   //Number of rows
   $count = mysqli_stmt_num_rows($stmt);
   print("Number of rows in the table: ".$count."\n");

   //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 -

Table Created.....
Number of rows in the table:  3

Example2

In an object oriented style the syntax of this function is $stmt->store_result(); Following is the example of this function in an object oriented style -

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

   $con -> query("CREATE TABLE Test(Name VARCHAR(255), AGE INT)");
   $con -> query("insert into Test values('Kennedy', 27),('Paul', 30),('Justice', 28)");
   print("Table Created.....\n");

   $stmt = $con -> prepare( "SELECT * FROM Test");

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

   //Storing the result
   $stmt->store_result();

   print("Number of rows ".$stmt ->num_rows);

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

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

Output

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

Table Created.....
Number of rows:  3


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