How can I enable the MySQLi extension in PHP 7?

To enable the MySQLi extension in PHP 7, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Open your PHP configuration file (php.ini).
  2. Find the line that reads: ;extension=mysqli.
  3. Remove the semicolon (;) from the beginning of the line to uncomment it. It should now look like this: extension=mysqli.
  4. Save the changes to your PHP configuration file.
  5. Restart your web server for the changes to take effect.

If you are using a version of PHP earlier than PHP 7, you can use the following line to enable the MySQLi extension:


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Note that the MySQLi extension is enabled by default in PHP 7, so you may not need to perform these steps if you are already using PHP 7.

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