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PHP question please help

select the username and the first and last names and alias them as username, first names and last name;

1 Answer

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in php you may have two variables:

$firstName = 'Pete';
$lastName = 'Tong';

then to get the username you simply use concatenation:

$userName = $firstName . ' ' . $lastName;

but if this is php and MYSQL then you can create a concatenation of firstName and lastName an give it an alias of AS UserName:

-- The ' ' is a space 
SELECT CONCAT(firstname,' ', lastname) AS UserName FROM TableName;

Hope this helps.