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Basic usage

This simple example shows how to connect, execute a query, print resulting rows and disconnect from a PostgreSQL database.

Example #1 PostgreSQL extension overview example

<?php
// Connecting, selecting database
$dbconn = pg_connect("host=localhost dbname=publishing user=www password=foo")
or die(
'Could not connect: ' . pg_last_error());

// Performing SQL query
$query = 'SELECT * FROM authors';
$result = pg_query($query) or die('Query failed: ' . pg_last_error());

// Printing results in HTML
echo "<table>\n";
while (
$line = pg_fetch_array($result, null, PGSQL_ASSOC)) {
echo
"\t<tr>\n";
foreach (
$line as $col_value) {
echo
"\t\t<td>$col_value</td>\n";
}
echo
"\t</tr>\n";
}
echo
"</table>\n";

// Free resultset
pg_free_result($result);

// Closing connection
pg_close($dbconn);
?>

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