How to Drop the Default Value of a Column of a MySQL Table Using PHP 


               


How to Drop the Default Value of a Column of a MySQL Table Using PHP



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In this article, we show how to drop the default value of a column of a MySQL table using PHP.

So we've shown how to set the default value of a column of a MySQL Using PHP.

Now we will show how to drop the default value of a column.

So whatever the default value of a column was set to, whether a NULL value or a certain character or string, we can get rid of it.

With SQL query languages, like MySQL, a user has the option have dropping the default value of a column.

The general format of the MySQL query to drop the default value of a column of a MySQL table is shown below.





So the above is the MySQL code to drop the default value for the state column in the customers table.

So whatever the default value of the column was, it is now dropped and gone.

So all rows in the state column will now not have a default value.

We'll now show how to tie this in with PHP.



So, first, we must connect to the database.

After we do this, we create a variable named $dropdefault. This $dropdefault variable is set equal to a mysql_query() function that has the parameter "ALTER TABLE customers ALTER state DROP DEFAULT". This drops the default value of the state column.

So this is how you can drop the default value of all of the rows of a column of a MySQL table using PHP.


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