connecting tomysql db on droplet

Posted March 29, 2018 1.1k views
PHPUbuntu 16.04

$dbServername = “localhost”;
$dbUsername = “root”;
$dbPassword = “mypassword i set up”;
$dbName = “loginsystem”;

$conn = mysqli_connect($dbServername, $dbUsername, $dbPassword, $dbName);

this is what im trying to connect to mysql on mywebsite hosted on a droplet it says sucess when i submit but nothing goes to myphpadmin sql table loginsystem. i know the other code is right so why isnt it connecting to my database? any suggestions?

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With that code you are only connecting to your database, you just need to add some code on your php script to add some tables and rows, and only then you will see changes on phpMyAdmin