Tuesday, 16 February 2016

How to Export MySQL data to Excel in PHP - PHP Tutorial


This tutorial will learn you How to export Mysql data from web application to Excel file using PHP programming language. This functionality is mostly required in enterprise level web application. There are lots of data are transfer on daily basis and manage that into separate excel file. So, at that time this type of functionality is required in web application. This functionality reduce lots of time to take data into excel file.


In this simple post we have learn something regarding how to export data to Excel in PHP. If you have developed any project then that project you have to required this functionality like Exporting Data to Excel Sheet. So we have developed this tutorial, in which we have make simple PHP Script for Export Data from Web to Excel.



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Export MySQL data to Excel in PHP


Name Address City Postal Code Country
Maria Anders Obere Str. 57 Berlin 12209 Germany
Ana Trujillo Avda. de la Construction 2222 Mexico D.F. 5021 Mexico
Antonio Moreno Mataderos 2312 Mexico D.F. 5023 Mexico
Thomas Hardy 120 Hanover Sq. London WA1 1DP UK
Paula Parente Rua do Mercado, 12 Resende 08737-363 Brazil
Wolski Zbyszek ul. Filtrowa 68 Walla 01-012 Poland
Matti Karttunen Keskuskatu 45 Helsinki 21240 Finland
Karl Jablonski 305 - 14th Ave. S. Suite 3B Seattle 98128 USA
Paula Parente Rua do Mercado, 12 Resende 08737-363 Brazil


Source Code



<?php
$connect = mysqli_connect("localhost", "root", "", "testing");
$sql = "SELECT * FROM tbl_customer";  
$result = mysqli_query($connect, $sql);
?>
<html>  
 <head>  
  <title>Export MySQL data to Excel in PHP</title>  
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.6/css/bootstrap.min.css" />  
  <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.6/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>  
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.2.0/jquery.min.js"></script>  
 </head>  
 <body>  
  <div class="container">  
   <br />  
   <br />  
   <br />  
   <div class="table-responsive">  
    <h2 align="center">Export MySQL data to Excel in PHP</h2><br /> 
    <table class="table table-bordered">
     <tr>  
                         <th>Name</th>  
                         <th>Address</th>  
                         <th>City</th>  
       <th>Postal Code</th>
       <th>Country</th>
                    </tr>
     <?php
     while($row = mysqli_fetch_array($result))  
     {  
        echo '  
       <tr>  
         <td>'.$row["CustomerName"].'</td>  
         <td>'.$row["Address"].'</td>  
         <td>'.$row["City"].'</td>  
         <td>'.$row["PostalCode"].'</td>  
         <td>'.$row["Country"].'</td>
       </tr>  
        ';  
     }
     ?>
    </table>
    <br />
    <form method="post" action="export.php">
     <input type="submit" name="export" class="btn btn-success" value="Export" />
    </form>
   </div>  
  </div>  
 </body>  
</html>


export.php



<?php  
//export.php  
$connect = mysqli_connect("localhost", "root", "", "testing");
$output = '';
if(isset($_POST["export"]))
{
 $query = "SELECT * FROM tbl_customer";
 $result = mysqli_query($connect, $query);
 if(mysqli_num_rows($result) > 0)
 {
  $output .= '
   <table class="table" bordered="1">  
                    <tr>  
                         <th>Name</th>  
                         <th>Address</th>  
                         <th>City</th>  
       <th>Postal Code</th>
       <th>Country</th>
                    </tr>
  ';
  while($row = mysqli_fetch_array($result))
  {
   $output .= '
    <tr>  
                         <td>'.$row["CustomerName"].'</td>  
                         <td>'.$row["Address"].'</td>  
                         <td>'.$row["City"].'</td>  
       <td>'.$row["PostalCode"].'</td>  
       <td>'.$row["Country"].'</td>
                    </tr>
   ';
  }
  $output .= '</table>';
  header('Content-Type: application/xls');
  header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=download.xls');
  echo $output;
 }
}
?>

56 comments:

  1. Hi!

    i'd like to THANK YOU, i've been looking for an answer like this a long time ago!!

    i have a problem, hope you can help me...
    i use the whole code, everything you posted, but when i am going to open it says that the format doesnt match the filetype... hope you can help me.
    regards!

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    1. Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at C:\xampp\htdocs\alp_deneme\kontrol\excelindir.php:1) in C:\xampp\htdocs\alp_deneme\kontrol\excelindir.php on line 34

      Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at C:\xampp\htdocs\alp_deneme\kontrol\excelindir.php:1) in C:\xampp\htdocs\alp_deneme\kontrol\excelindir.php on line 35

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  2. Nice one. You can check more tutorials here
    http://skillinfinity.com/blog/topics/php/library

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  3. Thanks - just what i needed!

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  4. Hi Thanks for the tutorial can you please tell me how we can format the table like changing color of the table

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  5. how can we change the extension of the file.

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  6. Hey Thanks for sharing. When I export to excel.php I just get a blank page. It doesn't download, copied code just as you haveit on the page.

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    1. if your code goes like this ex. -> $row['example'] use this instead $row["example"].

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  7. i have used your code but the data is not getting displayed.but in download file data is there

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  8. I found it easy to understand and useful, thanks

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  10. thanks great. i want to know how to export in pdf

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  11. thanks great code, one thing I am facing, if the address is in 2 or more line, can the exported data will come in single cell?

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  12. Hi,
    When i tried your code i get this Error : Allowed memory size of 134217728 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 133693506 bytes).
    Can someone help please ?

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  13. Nice Tutorial, Thank you

    I also want know how to export in pdf

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  14. it works! but no border in excel :(

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  15. Thanks Sir, it helped me a lot, could you please tell me how to import excel data to database table

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  16. I have a problem,downloaded excel sheet has white background and no grid.could anyone suggest me how to ressolve this issue?

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  17. Could anyone suggest?
    When i dowload excel then it shows white backgroud and no grid lines in excel.how can i remove those issue.

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  18. Hello how can i download excel file using ajax in code-igniter

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  19. Thats great perfectly working for me thanks lot

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  20. Good Site,,Thanks guysm,you are doing a great job

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  21. When ever I am trying to open csv file I got a warning: "The file you are trying to open download.csv, is in different format than specified bt the file extension. verify that the file is not corrupted and is from a trusted source before opening the file." Please help me in this regard.

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  22. its very easy and useful

    great

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  23. The file type and its extension has a mismatch, pls tell us what is the file type which is downloaded

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  24. Hi, script is not working for me, I get "header already send error.
    What can I do?

    This is the error:

    Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /customers/c/4/e/dansclubvarya.be/httpd.www/Ledenadministratie/export.php:1) in /customers/c/4/e/dansclubvarya.be/httpd.www/Ledenadministratie/export.php on line 61 Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /customers/c/4/e/dansclubvarya.be/httpd.www/Ledenadministratie/export.php:1) in /customers/c/4/e/dansclubvarya.be/httpd.www/Ledenadministratie/export.php on line 62

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  25. thanks sir its perfectly working for me!!!! thanks

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  26. Hello Good day, the code works perfectly thanks. I would just like to ask something; what if we try and add a search function and data reflected by the search would be the ones printed into the excel file. how do we do it?

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  27. How can i make this auto? Using cronjob? any ideia?

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  28. Worked very well for me, thank you ;)

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  29. it's very useful, it works immediately, thanks so much

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  30. This is quite wonderful. You saved a soul. As a developer, I just needed to be very sure of this:

    header('Content-Type: application/xls');
    header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=download.xls');
    echo $output;




    and its workability. Wow, It worked. Bravo!

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  31. Also I wish to ask, is there a simpler way to do pdf exports of datatable contents?

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  32. how to export search data result in excel ?

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  33. how to export search data result in excel ?

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  34. Heeeeey very nice code but when it download the file into it show this message

    Notice: Undefined index: telefono in public_html/qr/admin/export.php on line 26

    Notice: Undefined index: telefono in public_html/qr/admin/export.php on line 26

    Notice: Undefined index: telefono in public_html/qr/admin/export.php on line 26

    Into the excel file... SO If can read it could be very helpful

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  35. i have a problem, hope you can help me...
    i use the whole code, everything you posted, but when i am going to open it says that the format doesnt match the filetype... hope you can help me.

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  36. Thanks :) It working fine. BTW, is there any opportunity to download the file as .xlsx format.

    Thanks

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  37. it not working my code has below only display table not CREATE EXCEL FILE


    if(isset($_POST["export"]))
    {

    if($results1 > 0)
    {
    $output .= '

    foreach ($results1 as $key => $value) {
    $output .= '
    $value->rclient_name.$value->email.$value->health_condition.$value->changes.$value->image';
    }
    $output .= '';
    header('Content-Type: application/xls');
    header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=download.xls');
    echo $output;
    }
    }

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  38. hi thanks a lot it works so good on localhost but when I run it on a real server , it didn't work

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  39. Great, Thank you so much. it works 100%

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  40. Can I export 2 sql tables data in a single excel file ?

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