Unlike Access or FileMaker Pro, MySQL doesn't come with predesigned forms. Instead, you build and design everything yourself. While this presents a challenge to the first-time user, MySQL isn't difficult to use, and Dreamweaver takes a lot of the hard work out of integrating MySQL with your website.

Let's say that you decide to start accepting orders for goods and services through your website. As well as getting the orders by email, you need to store that information in a database. Rather than input all the data again manually, it makes much more sense to combine the two operations. So by the end of this chapter, you will be able to input data directly from the feedback form from Chapters 9, 11, and

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