MySQL WHERE Clause Conditional With Numeric Data

We know that when filtering text data in a MySQL WHERE clause conditional, strings are placed in single quotes. In this blog post, learn how to filter numeric data in a MySQL WHERE clause conditional…

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When filtering numeric-based data in a WHERE clause conditional, you should not place the filter data in single quotes. Instead, specify the numeric value itself:

SELECT name, category_id, last_update
FROM category
WHERE category_id = 1;

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