How to Backup Mysql Database Using PHPMyAdmin?

The PhpMyAdmin is a free web application that provides a convenient GUI for working with the MySQL database management system. It is the most popular MySQL administration tool.

You can take backup of your databases through this tool. You need to follow the below steps:

Step 1:

Login to you PHPMyAdmin application.

(You can find it under your hosting control pane like cPanel, Plesk, Direct Admin)

Step 2:

Select the database from left hand side of you PHPMyAdmin window and click on “Export”

Step 3:

Make sure the format for database backup should be SQL and click on “Go” button.

Note: The backup file is auto generated and downloads to your local computer in .sql format.

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