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InstallData Magento 2

The InstallData will be run during the module install and its used to load initial data to DB table.

The module install script will run when you run the following command line

php bin/magento setup:upgrade

File : app/code/PHPCodez/First/Setup/InstallData.php

 namespace PHPCodez\First\Setup;
 use Magento\Framework\Setup\InstallDataInterface;
 use Magento\Framework\Setup\ModuleContextInterface;
 use Magento\Framework\Setup\ModuleDataSetupInterface;
 class InstallData implements InstallDataInterface {
   public function install(ModuleDataSetupInterface $setup, ModuleContextInterface $context) {
   $setup->getConnection()->query("INSERT INTO phpcodez_post SET name = 'Post 1'");

SQL Setup Script Magento 2

Some time its necessary to create DB tables and add data to tables. Mageto provides some classes using which you can create DB table structure or add data to tables. Following are the important classes

InstallSchema – This class can be used to setup DB structure when modules is instaled for the first time.
InstallData – This class can be used to load the initial data when modules is insttale for the first time. Continue reading SQL Setup Script Magento 2