PHPMyAdmin Overview

What is PHPMyAdmin?   The administration of a MySQL database throughout the internet is managed by a tool written in PHP called PHPMyAdmin.  The database itself is first setup in cPanel but PHPMyAdmin manages its functions.  For example, PHPMyAdmin can create and alter databases. You can use it to add, edit, delete fields, drop entire databases,…

MySQL Additional Access Hosts

How do I Allow Remote Access to my Database? You can allow remote access to your MySQL database in cPanel by doing the following: Login to cPanel Under the Databases section select Remote MySQL®     Put the IPs you want in the text box Click the Add Host button     Note: This interface also allows for…

Adding a MySQL user to a database

How do I Add a User to a MySQL Database? You can easily add a user to specific MySQL databases in cPanel by doing the following instructions below.    Go to Home > Databases > MySQL Databases     Scroll to the Add User To Database section Pick the desired user and database from the…

Creating a MySQL User

How do I Create a MySQL User? To create a MySQL user follow the guide below.  This guide assumes you have created a MySQL database already.  If you haven’t created a database and are unsure how to do it, please see our doc on creating a MySQL database. Go to: Home > Databases > MySQL…

Creating a MySQL Database

How do I Setup a MySQL Database in cPanel? Setting up a database for your website can be done with just a few button clicks.  Let’s go over the steps to create a MySQL Database from your cPanel account.   To start, look under the Databases section on your cPanel main page, and click on…

MySQL Databases and Users Overview

Around the web, sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more use the world’s most popular open source database MySQL to help them run.  MySQL is a database management system that allows a database filled with all kinds of data to add, access and process that data. Databases make it easy to store all kinds of…

Creating Email Accounts for Add-on/Subdomains

To create email accounts for your addon/subdomain accounts you’ll need to use your cPanel account to first create the appropriate addon/subdomains.  Once setup  head to Home > Email > Email Accounts.     There you can create the email account for the appropriate subdomain.  Be sure to choose the appropriate addon/subdomain from the dropdown menu.…

How Can I Make Another Domain Redirect to My Primary Domain?

In cPanel you’re able to set up any necessary redirects through a simple submission form.  Head to your cPanel account, Home > Domains > Redirects.     Follow these instructions to complete the form and properly setup a domain redirect to your primary domain:   Select Permanent (301) Select the domain you want redirected from…

Why is a Subdomain Created for Every Add-on Domain?

Addon Domains create create subdomains, as this is how cPanel handles the creation of Addon Domains.  An addon domain is technically a parked domain on the subdomain that is created, when looking at it in reference to Apache VirtualHost entries.  The addons work and function like subdomains but to all those looking in from the outside…

Creating an Addon Domain

By creating an addon domain, you can control multiple domains from a single account. This allows you to host multiple websites at once without affecting the other domains in your account, as the addon domain has it’s own directory.   Each addon domain will appear in the file structure like a primary domain.  All independent…