How to install phpMyAdmin via Softaculous?

An easy way of accessing the phpMyAdmin without having the need to access the cPanel is through a phpMyAdmin URL connected to your domain name. In this way, you can provide the URL to any user or web developer together with the database credentials and make changes to the database. Please follow the instructions below on how to install phpMyAdmin via Softaculous.

Install phpMyAdmin via Softaculous

Step 1. Log in to the cPanel.


Step 2. Click on Softaculous Apps Installer under Software panel.


Step 3. Search for phpMyAdmin in top right.


Step 4. Click on Install.install-phpmyadmin

Step 5. Choose the domain and the directory in which you want to install phpMyAdmin.


Step 6. Try to check the content of the Advanced Options and click on Install.

You have the option to do the following:

  • Disable Update Notification – If checked you will not receive an email notification for updates available for this installation.
  • Auto Upgrade – If checked, this installation will be automatically upgraded to the latest version when a new version is available.
  • Automated Backups – Softaculous will take automated backups via CRON as per the frequency you select.
  • Backup Rotation – If the backup rotation limit is reached Softaculous will delete the oldest backup for this installation and create a new backup. The backups will utilize your space so choose the backup rotation as per the space available on your server.database-settings-phpmyadmin

Step 6. Once installed, access phpMyAdmin as follows (
Step 7. You may login with the following information.

username : database user
password : database user password

Users are able to manage all the databases without giving them the cPanel access. If you have not created a database user yet, you may follow the instructions on how to create new database user.

Alternatively, provide us your cpanel username and password for us to assist.

Do not hesitate to contact our support team if you have further questions.

install phpMyAdmin via Softaculous

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