MySQL database Test connection with php script

If you want to test MySQL database connection with PHP Script. You can use the following php script which is used to test mysql database connection on your cpanel server.

<?php
$link = mysql_connect('db_host', 'db_username', 'db_password');
if (!$link)
{
die('Could not connect the database: ' . mysql_error());
}
echo 'Database Connected successfully';
mysql_close($link);
?>

db_host : Mostly used ‘localhost’ when you connect on the same server.

db_username : Use your test database username.

db_password : Use your test database password.

The above MySQL connection test script is using mysql_connect(); function which is designed to open a connection to a MySQL Server.