Sunday, February 6, 2011

How do I import a MySQL database using phpMyAdmin?

To import your MySQL database, please follow these steps:

  1. Login to your Control Panel.
  2. Click Hosting.
  3. Choose Databases.
  4. Click MySQL.
  5. For the database you wish to use, click the corresponding phpMyAdmin link.
  6. Click your database ID located on the left (eg. d#######).
  7. Click SQL.
  8. Click the Browse button and locate the SQL file on your local computer.
  9. Click Go.
If your SQL file is too large or the phpMyAdmin import feature times out, we suggest using SSH to import the database