mysql_field_type is similar to the mysql_field_name function. The arguments are identical, but the field type is returned instead.
The result resource that is being evaluated. This result comes from a call to mysql_query.
The numerical field offset. The field_offset starts at 0. If field_offset does not exist, an error of level E_WARNING is also issued.
The returned field type will be one of "int", "real", "string", "blob", and others as detailed in the MySQL documentation.
For backward compatibility, the following deprecated alias may be used: mysql_fieldtype