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What is phpMyAdmin?

What is phpMyAdmin?

PhpMyadmin is a free, open source platform used to administer MySQL with a web browser; this document also shows how to launch phpMyAdmin from your SiteWorx account.


Nexcess offers phpMyAdmin within your SiteWorx control panel. It is is a popular and free open source tool used for administering MySQL with a web browser. Typical operations such as the management of databases, tables, indexes, permissions, and so on are executed with the user interface. Administrators can also use phpMyAdmin to directly execute any SQL statement.

Attention: For security reasons, we request you only use the implementation of phpMyAdmin in SiteWorx. Do not install your own version.


Some of the platform's features include the following: 

  • MySQL database management
  • Multiple-server administration
  • Global or subset database searches
  • Live charts to monitor MySQL server activity
  • Web interface


  1. Log in to your SiteWorx account.
  2. In the SiteWorx main menu, select Hosting Features > MySQL > PhpMyAdmin (Figure 1).
  3. For more information about how to use PhpMyAdmin, refer to the other articles within our Knowledge Base.

Figure 1. SiteWorx main menu, Hosting Features > MySQL > PhpMyAdmin.


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