Export data in DB as CSV file (Store in system / Send it to Mail)

Export data in DB as CSV file (Store in system / Send it to Mail)

function query_to_csv($db_conn, $query, $filename, $attachment = false, $headers = true) {

if($attachment) {
// send response headers to the browser
header( 'Content-Type: text/csv' );
header( 'Content-Disposition: attachment;filename='.$filename);
$fp = fopen('php://output', 'w');
} else {
$fp = fopen($filename, 'w');

$result = mysql_query($query, $db_conn) or die( mysql_error( $db_conn ) );

if($headers) {
// output header row (if at least one row exists)
$row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result);
if($row) {
fputcsv($fp, array_keys($row));
// reset pointer back to beginning
mysql_data_seek($result, 0);

while($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) {
fputcsv($fp, $row);


// Using the function
$sql = "SELECT * FROM table";
// $db_conn should be a valid db handle

// output as an attachment
query_to_csv($db_conn, $sql, "test.csv", true);

// output to file system
query_to_csv($db_conn, $sql, "test.csv", false);

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