Return Random Records in MySQL
The ability to return random records from a MySQL table is invaluable. Returning random records is helpful when:
- featuring items without showing favoritism to one
- testing different result sets in your PHP
- looking to display specific items in a non-specific order
The great part about selecting random records from your MySQL tables is that it's really easy.
SELECT product_id, title, description
WHERE active = 1
AND stock > 0
ORDER BY RAND()
ORDER BY RAND() clause returns random records!
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