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PHP Integrating PHP with Databases Databases and PHP Getting Started with PDO

There's an error in the project files (database.sql)

If you're trying to setup your own database instead of using the workspaces, there's an error in the database.sql file.

Change this: INSERT INTO Media_People VALUES (26,'','star');

To this: INSERT INTO Media_People VALUES (26,163,'star');

Julien Steel
Julien Steel
10,790 Points

I'm not sure what you mean but when you want to INSERT INTO with sql you need to specify the columns you're putting the values in. For example:

INSERT INTO Media_People (id, people_id, status) VALUES (26, 163, 'star');


No, you don't need to specify the columns you're inserting into. You only need to specify columns you're inserting into when you're not inserting them into the order provided by the schema, or when you're only inserting into certain columns of the table.

There is no problem here I need solved, I solved it for others. There's a problem with one of the files they've included in the project files which is trying to insert a empty string ('') into an integer field. If you download the files, look at the file in question, try to run the file as a SQL statement in mySQL, you get an error on that line because of it's syntax.