Managing MySQL databases with PHPMyAdmin

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to Direct Admin

Now let’s learn how to use PHPMyAdmin to manage MySQL databases

1) Click the MySQL Management link


2) Click the phpMyAdmin link


3) Enter your system username and password


4) Then click OK


This is the PHPMyAdmin main screen


5) From this drop-down menu, let’s choose a database to manage


There are currently no tables in this database, as indicated here


6) Click the SQL link

You can run SQL queries here, but we’re not going to do that now…..


7) Click the Import link

8) Then click Browse so we can search for a database to upload


9) Let’s upload table1.sql from our local computer


10) To complete the upload, click Go


We’ve successfully uploaded the table called table1.sql to the test.sql database


11) Click the table1 link


On this page you can see all the details of table1 within the database test.sql


Now let’s learn how to save the table1 table to our personal computer

12) Click the Export link

13) Select the Save as file check box


14) Then click Go

15) Click Save


16) Click Save


17) Click Yes to re-write the old table1.sql file


18) Click Close


We’ve just saved table1 to our computer

If at any time you need help with using PHPMyAdmin or MySQL, click on one of these help links


19) Click the Exit button

We’ve successfully signed out of PHPMyAdmin


This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to use PHPMyAdmin to manually manage a MySQL database

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