mysqli::close

mysqli_close

(PHP 5)

mysqli::close -- mysqli_closeCloses a previously opened database connection

Description

Oriented object style

bool mysqli::close ( void )

Procedural style

bool mysqli_close ( mysqli $link )

Closes a previously opened database connection.

Parameters

link

Procedural style only: A link identifier returned by mysqli_connect() or mysqli_init()

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

See mysqli_connect().

See Also

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php at dafydd dot com
7 years ago
I've had situations where database connections appeared to persist following php execution. So, now, my __destructor function explicitly contains a $cxn->close(). It hurts nothing, and helps avoid memory leaks.
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