How to import excel file data into mysql database in PHP ?

To import excel file data into web application (in MySQL database) is one of simplest task.

– PHP version 5.2.0 or higher


  1. Read Excel file data in PHP using “PHPExcel” library
  2. Insert the fetch data into MySQL database

We have excel file , example_file.xlsx

First we will create table in MySQL database to store excel file data. as per the our excel file the database query to create a table structure is as follows,

Fetch excel file data and insert into database as per below –


Download Source Code

Happy Coding 🙂


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