Managing MySQL with DreamPress

The following describes how to quickly make changes to your MySQL databases using the DreamPress Dashboard.

How to make MySQL changes with DreamPress

  1. Navigate to (Panel > ‘DreamPress’ > ‘Dashboard’).
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  2. Click the MANAGE button.
    The 'Manage DreamPress' page opens:
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  3. Scroll down to MySQL, under the 'Details' section. There are two links you can select (see the following sections for more information on each one):
    • Restore Database
    • phpMyAdmin

Restoring a database

The following panel page opens when you click the 'Restore Database' link:

Restoring a MySQL database overwrites any previously saved changes. Make sure you are certain that you wish to continue with this option before restoring a database.

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Fill out the form on the MySQL Databases page, and then click the blue Restore my backup now! button when finished.

Accessing phpMyAdmin in DreamPress

The following page opens when you click the 'phpMyAdmin' link:

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You can make changes to your DreamPress MySQL database directly in phpMyAdmin, regardless of whether the domain's DNS is pointed to DreamHost. phpMyAdmin is particularly helpful with backing up, importing, exporting, and restoring a database.

For more information on phpMyAdmin, see the links in the following section.

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