How to run a MySQL database query in PHP (a Drupal how-to)

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Here’s a short excerpt from the video transcript: “So again, we selected our database here and then we ran a query. So we do that by using the function mysql underscore query() and then we passed it the query. So we created a number of queries like this in PHPMyAdmin, none of them were quite this simple but the language is the same. So anything that works in PHPMyAdmin in that query window will also work for the mysql_query() function. But this returns as an object, and we can’t do much with that object directly, but we can use other functions i…”

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