Would you like to learn how to add a column to an existing table? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to use the MySQL command-line to add a column to a table.

• Ubuntu 18.04
• Ubuntu 19.04
• MySQL 8.0.18

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Tutorial MySQL - Add a column to a table

Access the MySQL command-line.

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Access the MySQL database.

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Describe the MySQL table.

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Here is the command output:

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Add the a new column to the USERS table.

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In our example, we create a new column named WEBSITES to store 50 characters.

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To Add the a new column and specify the column location, use the following command:

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In our example, we create a new column named PROFILE.

We set its location to be after the column named SENHA.

We also set its default value to be 0.

Congratulations! You are able to add a column to a Mysql table.