How do I import & export a MySQL database?

This article applies to 123-reg Linux Shared Hosting accounts.

This article will show you how to Import or Export a MySQL database.

Importing a Database

You may need to import a database if you are restoring an old version of your database or if you have an existing database that you wish to use on your 123-reg hosting package.

To Import a database, please do the following:

1

Login to your 123-reg control panel

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Scroll down to the Web hosting section.

3

Select the relevant domain name from the drop down box and click on the Manage button.

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Click on the MySQL Database link in the Web Tools section of your hosting control panel.

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In the Manage Databases section press the Manage button to access phpMyAdmin.

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If you have a blank database, click on the database name in the left hand frame.

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Click on the Import tab.

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In the File to import section, press the Choose File button.

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Navigate to the file you wish to import on your computer and press the Open button.

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Click on Go to upload the file.

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