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Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.4 for Effective MySQL Management by Marc Delisle

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Exporting a database

In the Database view, click on the Export link. Since version 3.4.0, the default export panel appears as shown in the following screenshot:

Exporting a database

By default, $cfg['Export']['method'] is set to'quick' and $cfg['Export']['format'] is set to'sql'. Usability tests show that the most common goal of exporting is to produce a complete backup in SQL format and save it on our workstation; this is accomplished by just clicking on Go.

Other values for $cfg['Export']['method'] are'custom', which would show the detailed export options, and 'custom-no-form' which would also show the detailed options but without the possibility of selecting a quick ...

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