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Importing and Exporting as SQL

Posted 11th June, 2020

You have learned how to login and use phpMyAdmin in the previous article, now let's see how you can import/export the database.

Exporting

We'll start with how you can export the database, as shown in the previous article login to your phpMyAdmin and select the database you want to export from the left hand menu, then click Export at the top.

exportdatabase

Typically it is okay for you to leave the settings as they are and just press "Go" - after which a download box will appear to save your .sql file locally.

Importing

Again login to phpMyAdmin, select database you wish to import content into from the left hand menu, and click Import at the top.

importdatabase

As per default, the settings are set to import a standard .sql file as the one you exported previously. Simply press "Choose File" and select the database from your local environment. Press "Go" and let it upload for a couple of minutes.

**If you have any issues performing any of the above please contact us for further assistance.

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