phpmyadmin tips

Reset a WordPress Password from phpMyAdmin
Published on July 29th, 2011

If you can not get your WordPress password back through the “Lost your password” link or you’ve been hacked, there is a way to get it back through phpMyAdmin. 1. Go to phpMyAdmin, find your WordPress database 2. Find the users table, it should normally be named wp_users unless you changed it.

Optimize your MySQL database in PhpMyAdmin
Published on December 19th, 2009

To optimize your MySQL database it is quite simple, just follow these simple steps: Backup your database, just in case. Click on the database name in PhpMyAdmin (in the left hand side frame) In the right frame, your tables should be listed, scroll down until you see the “Check all” link and click on it. Make sure that all the database tables are checked and select “Optimize table” in the dropdown. This will repair and optimize your database, it should also fix many of the problem your database may have.