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How to access phpMyAdmin directly (without cPanel login)

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About phpMyAdmin

phpMyAdmin  is certainly a handy tool you can use to view and manage your databases.  You can also use it to perform almost all needed operations like import, export or SQL queries on the database.

You can perform a variety of admin tasks such as adding or deleting databases, adding or deleting users, running SQL queries, editing data within tables, and of course, exporting databases and restoring databases.

Fortunately phpMyAdmin comes pre-installed with many web hosting accounts and can be accessed via your hosting Cpanel. But there is a way to Access Phpmyadmin Directly without logging into your hosting cPanel.

Here is the easiest way to get into your phpMyadmin:

In this tutorial, I’m going to talk you through installing PhpMyAdmin on your Raspberry Pi powered web server.

Installing phpMyAdmin on your domain

If you want to access Phpmyadmin Directly through your domain, you need to install phpMyAdmin on your hosting account.

This method will give you a direct access to phpmyadmin without logging into cPanel.

To install phpMyAdmin on your domain just follow these simple steps:

Step 1:

Download the latest stable version of the PhpMyAdmin software here.

Step 2:

Extract the archive file on your computer.

Step 3:

Rename the extracted phpMyAdmin-4.2.5-english folder to phpMyAdmin so that your URL will look something  like this:

Step 4:

Upload the phpMyAdmin folder through an FTP Client and place it at the exact location where you would like to access the software. For example, if you want to access it directly through you should place the content of the extracted directory straight under the public_html/PhpMyAdmin folder of your account.

Step 5:

Navigate to in your web browser and log in with your email address and password.

You should now be able to access phpMyAdmin directly at:

In your browser, visit (Substitute with your actual domain name.) You will be prompted to enter your cPanel user name and password.

When presented with the phpMyAdmin login page enter your database username and password

with the database username and password that you have created.

Log in with your MySQL username and password. Once you have entered your credentials, it should take you straight to phpMyAdmin interface.

The screen will look like this.

Another way: Direct link/URL to access phpMyAdmin without installing software

If you’re on shared hosting server, you should be able to access it via your browser using the following:

Instead of accessing phpmyadmin via your cpanel you can use

Instead of accessing phpmyadmin via your cpanel you can use the following link to reach phpmyadmin directly.

Make sure you substitute with your actual domain name.

You will be prompted for your cPanel login credentials but once entered it should take you straight to phpMyAdmin interface.

The username and password is the same that you use to log into Site Manager.


You can login to phpMyAdmin with the same credentials you use for cPanel.

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