MySQL – Create Trigger

trigger is a special kind of stored procedure that automatically executes when an event occurs in the database server. DML triggers execute when a user tries to modify data through a data manipulation language (DML) event. DML events are INSERT, UPDATE, or DELETE statements on a table or view.

MySQL trigger syntax

In order to create a new trigger, you use the statementCREATE TRIGGER. The following illustrates the syntax of the CREATE TRIGGER statement:

Let’s examine the syntax above in more detail.

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