To work with phpMyAdmin you need to have the webserver configured. If it is not installed use this guide.

In this article, we will describe 2 phpMyAdmin installation methods:

1. Download phpMyAdmin from the official website.

It is suitable for everyone, regardless of the operating system. To get started, go to the downloads section of and download the archive with the latest available version of phpMyAdmin to your computer.

Download phpMyAdmin

Once you have finished, place the archive folder in your web directory. For convenience, rename it to "phpMyAdmin".

If you use a local web server, use these links http://localhost/phpMyAdmin or to access phpMyAdmin.

2. Installation from the Ubuntu repository

The second method is useful only for OC Ubuntu users. To install phpMyAdmin:

1. Update the available package data. Run the command:

sudo apt update

2. Install phpMyAdmin. Run the command:

sudo apt install phpmyadmin

During installation, the system prompts you to set which web server you want to use to run phpMyAdmin. In the example, we use an Apache webserver.

Use the Tab key to go to the "OK" button. To press the "OK" button — the "Enter" key.

Configuring phpMyAdmin

Set a password for the database. Follow the markers in the images.

Configure phpMyAdmin

phpMyAdmin Configuration

phpMyAdmin Configuration Password

3. Create a symbolic link to phpMyAdmin in the web directory.

 ln -s /usr/share/phpmyadmin /var/www/html/phpmyadmin

To access phpMyAdmin on a local web server, use these links: http://localhost/phpmyadmin or

phpMyAdmin Welcome Page

4. Create a new database.

Log in to phpMyadmin using your Username and Password and go to the Databases section.

phpMyAdmin General SettingsEnter the name of the new database and click "Create".

phpMyAdmin Databases