The mysqli_num_rows() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to return the number of rows present in the result set. It is generally used to check if data is present in the database or not. To use this function, it is mandatory to first set up the connection with the MySQL database.
mysqli_num_rows ( $result );
Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $result (where $result is a MySQL query set up using mysqli_query()). It is a mandatory parameter and represents the result set returned by a fetch query in MySQL.
Return Value: It returns the number of rows present in a result set. If no rows match the given criteria then it returns false instead.
Consider there is a table named geek in a MySQL database named Geeks. Below is the description of the table geek.
Below programs illustrate the mysqli_num_rows() function in PHP.
Number of row in the table : 4