SQL UPDATE Statement



A user can do so by using SQL UPDATE Statement. This will help in modifying any field value of any MySQL table in a given database. There might be a situation when an existing data in a MySQL table needs to be modified.


The basic syntax which is used to update the given table

The WHERE clause is used when a user wants to update selected rows in the desired table.

Updating Data from Command Prompt:

This will use SQL UPDATE Statement with WHERE clause to update selected data into MySQL table tutorials_table.



This will update tutorial_name field for a record having tutorial_id as 15.


Updating Data Using PHP Script:

SQL UPDATE command can be used with or without WHERE CLAUSE into PHP function mysql_query().


This function will itself execute SQL command in the same way as it is executed at mysql> prompt.



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