It’s recommended to launch a separate PHPStack application for the PHPMyAdmin installation on that server.

Following are the steps required to install PHPMyAdmin:

How to Install PHPMyAdmin on Cloudways

Step 1: Navigate to public_html Folder of PHPStack Application

Navigate to the public_html folder of the PHPStack application with this command:

cd applications/foldername/public_html

(where folder name is the name of your PHPStack application)

Step 2: Download PHPMyAdmin in that folder

Enter command:


Step 3: Unzip the folder

Enter command:


Step 4: Rename folder to PHPMyAdmin

First, enter the following command:

mv phpMyAdmin-4.6.3-english phpmyadmin

Now locate this folder from the browser to use PHPMyAdmin.

For example

Important Note

  • If you need to access databases on a different server using PHPMyAdmin, you need to install PHPMyAdmin on that server too.

That’s it! We hope this article was helpful. If you need any help, then feel free to search your query on Cloudways Support Center or contact us via chat (Need a Hand > Send us a Message). Alternatively, you can also create a support ticket.

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