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Joomla! 1.5 Cookbook by Tom Canavan

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Importing a MySQL database using phpMyAdmin

In the event of a problem, such as corruption of data, or loss of the database, it may be necessary to restore your database. This is known as importing.

Importing is the process of putting copy back into a database. This is also known as restoring.

Getting ready

You will need your username and password for accessing your database in your control panel. Depending on your hosting you may need your username and password for the database.

How to do it...

IMPORTING:

  1. Login to your hosting and navigate to your cPanel®.
  2. Locate your phpMyAdmin.
    How to do it...
  3. Click the phpMyAdmin button to open. You will see a screen as follows:
  4. Select ...

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