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2 (or multiple) database connections?

Thread began 2/19/2011 2:51 pm by troyd | Last modified 2/22/2011 10:18 am by troyd | 878 views | 1 replies

troyd

2 (or multiple) database connections?

I have a working site with a database handling several pages of records. Mostly CMS stuff.
Anyway, I have now created a shopping cart database for a new section of the site. But the new "Products" section will also need information from the first database.

A mistake on my part may have been creating a new database for the products.

Is it possible to have 2 database connections on one page? Or do I have to merge all the tables to one database? Or can I include the connection information for both in one connection file?

Both databases are on the same domain, in the same PHPMyAdmin.

Thanks,
TroyD

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