How to import a database using phpMyAdmin?

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by larissa , in category: Third Party Scripts , 9 months ago

How to import a database using phpMyAdmin?

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by cortez.connelly , 6 months ago

@larissa 

To import a database using phpMyAdmin, follow these steps:

  1. Open phpMyAdmin in your web browser. Typically, you can access it by entering the URL http://localhost/phpmyadmin/.
  2. Select the database you want to import the data into from the list of databases on the left-hand side.
  3. Click on the "Import" tab at the top navigation menu.
  4. On the "Import" page, click on the "Choose File" button to select the SQL file you want to import from your computer. The SQL file should contain the database structure and data that you want to import.
  5. Once you have selected the file, click on the "Go" button at the bottom to start the import process.
  6. Depending on the size of the SQL file and the server configuration, the import process may take some time. Once the import is complete, you will see a success message.


Note: If your SQL file is large, you may need to increase the maximum file size limit in phpMyAdmin. You can do this by editing the upload_max_filesize and post_max_size values in the php.ini file.