Export MySQL databases using phpMyAdmin in cPanel

Related documents:
[1] Import MySQL databases using phpMyAdmin in cPanel

Using phpMyAdmin to export your databases is very simple.
We suggest you use this to do regular backups every once in a while (decide on your own backup scheme) and/or before doing an upgrade or change to your database.

Lets read more on how you can accomplish this.

  • Go into your cPanel (your control panel) and find the Databases section -> phpMyAdmin icon (picture 1)



  • Now in phpMyadmin, you’ll see on the left the list of databases and a link called Export in the main page. Click Export (picture2)



  • Now you can make sure of 4 things and download your backup of your database to your PC (picture3)


    Note:  If “zipped” doesn’t work, then use “gzipped”.

  • Now just choose to save it on your PC and there you go, you have a MySQL Dump file (backup) on your PC.
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4 Comments on Export MySQL databases using phpMyAdmin in cPanel

  1. Joe says:

    OK so I have Personal Class ASP, and it has WebSitePanel Control Panel instead of CPanel.

    I know how to run the SQL script to recreate it with CPanel, but I have no idea how to do this with WebSitePanel Control Panel


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  3. wine dine says:

    Thanks for the steps on exporting! Cheers!

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