Mysql how to backup/copy row from one table to another

INSERT INTO articles_backup
SELECT * FROM articles WHERE articleID="118"

It is so simple we always recommend people do this when updating their database so you always have a backup.

The above inserts the copy into the table "articles_backup" which has an identical structure.

It selects the entry from "articles" where the articleID is "118" but of course you can adapter yours to whatever the situation is.


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