“Password is Forbidden” PhpMyAdmin Login Error Solved

Reading Time: 2 minutes Once in a while, perhaps on a Development server, MySQL will not be set up with a root password. The aforementioned configuration is generally thought of as against best practices, however, if it is what you’re dealing with, then it could also interfere with PhpMyAdmin. This error relates to logging into phpMyAdmin, an open source [ Read More ]

Inserting Fields into Database Tables with PhpMyAdmin

Reading Time: 2 minutes When working on a database, we sometimes find that additional data should be added for each record, but will not fit into any of the existing fields or structures. Adding a new column into an existing database can help with this problem, and it is very easy to accomplish with PhpMyAdmin. This guide assumes that [ Read More ]

Deleting Tables from a Database with PhpMyAdmin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Managing databases and tables from within PhpMyAdmin is usually very straightforward. This guide will demonstrate how to remove columns and tables from a database using PhpMyAdmin. We must first state that the potential for unintentional data removal can be elevated when working with any database. Before proceeding, it is highly recommended taking a backup before [ Read More ]

How to Upgrade PHP on Windows

Reading Time: 2 minutes Performing an upgrade to PHP on Windows Server Keeping your software and applications up to date is a crucial part of maintaining security and stability in your web hosting systems. Unfortunately, updating system components and back-end software can sometimes be a frustrating and a difficult process. However, thanks to Microsoft’s Web Platform Installer, upgrading PHP [ Read More ]

Modifying Fields in Database Tables with PhpMyAdmin

Reading Time: 2 minutes The structure of a field inside a database table can be easily modified! There are a number of reasons why a column would need to be altered. For example, if the existing values needed to be modified to updated data, if a restructuring of tables were needed, or even to help with optimization. PhpMyAdmin makes [ Read More ]

Renaming Database Tables with PhpMyAdmin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Renaming a table within a database is a task that may need to be done occasionally. You might just need to rename it for clarification purposes, to archive old data, to make a copy when a restore is being done, or any number of other reasons. PhpMyAdmin helps you rename a database quickly with just [ Read More ]

Exporting Databases and Tables with PhpMyAdmin

Reading Time: 3 minutes Using PhpMyAdmin to export a database or table is a great way to make a backup you can save locally, or it can help you with transferring that information to another server quickly. A few simple steps can be a powerful tool to help you and your business. We will go over exporting all databases [ Read More ]

How to Install PHP Extensions on CentOS 8

Reading Time: 3 minutes This tutorial covers the installation of the PHP extension phpredis via the default CentOS 8 package manager DNF. It will also cover the installation of both PHP 7.4 and Redis on CentOS 8. PECL, the PHP Extension Community Library, is a repository of C extensions that are loaded directly into PHP. PHP Extensions expand the [ Read More ]

Importing Databases and Tables with PhpMyAdmin

Reading Time: 4 minutes Using PhpMyAdmin to import databases can help us in a few different situations, like when moving a database from one server to another, updating a table that is being developed elsewhere, or even restoring content from a backup. PhpMyAdmin helps make all those processes easy to accomplish through our browser. This guide assumes that you [ Read More ]