How to add a column to a table using phpMyAdmin?

by raven_corwin , in category: Third Party Scripts , a year ago

How to add a column to a table using phpMyAdmin?

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by lew , a year ago


To add a column to a table using phpMyAdmin, follow these steps:

  1. Open phpMyAdmin and select the database you want to work with.
  2. Click on the table name where you want to add the column.
  3. Click on the "Structure" tab.
  4. Scroll down until you see the existing columns of the table.
  5. Underneath the existing columns, you will find a section called "Add Column". Fill in the required details:
  • Column name: Enter the name of the new column.
  • Type: Choose the data type for the column. For example, int, varchar, text, etc.
  • Length/Values: If applicable, specify the length or values for the data type.
  • Default: Set a default value for the column (optional).
  • Null: Specify whether the column allows NULL values or not.
  • Collation: Set the character set and collation for the column (optional).
  1. After filling in the details, click on the "Save" button at the bottom of the page.

You have now successfully added a column to the table using phpMyAdmin.