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Export a MySQL Database in phpMyAdmin

This article goes over exporting a database in phpMyAdmin.


  1. Log into Control Panel.
  2. Once logged in, go to your domain \ databases
  3. Select the database
  4. Click on WebAdmin
  5. Click the Export tab at the top of the page for the selected database.
  6. The options to export are shown. By default, the export will create a .sql file which can be reimported into any database server. Additionally, the Save as File option at the bottom of the page is checked and you can choose to compress the database file if it is a database with a large amount of data.
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