How to MySQL update join with other table

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MySQL Update Join

Sometimes we need to update a MYSQL table data based on other table data.

For example order_table field city is NULL, and users_data have a field city, we need to update order_table city from users_table city.

There are many ways to do this, but this query is the simplest one. This sample is for beginner users.

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Here is working MySQL query to update MySQL table data from other table.

    order_table LEFT JOIN users_table ON order_table.user_id=users_table.user_id
SET =,
    order_table.phone_number = user_table.phone_number
WHERE IS NULL OR order_table.phone_number IS NULL;

order_table field user_id and users_table field user_id must be indexed for performance.

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