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Creating MySQL Database Table

Creating MySQL Database Table

Creating MySQL Database Table

I have a form on a website that has contact information. The only part I am having trouble with is creating the section in the MySQL database which captures a comments section.  

What type of format do I set that up in MySQL? text? textarea?

Thanks in advance

Ryan McCoy

RE: Creating MySQL Database Table

Do you mean capturing a text from the form and put it in the database? If so, just add a column of the text type and insert it.

If you mean anything else, be more specific

RE: Creating MySQL Database Table

Depends on how long you would allow the comments to be. If it would fit as a VARCHAR, then you'd definitely want that- otherwise, TEXT can take care of a much longer string.

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