How to export all of your website data to Excel/CSV using phpMyAdmin

ByShubham Jain

How to export all of your website data to Excel/CSV using phpMyAdmin


Many times we might need to export our data from database to an Excel or CSV file. In e-commerce, we need many reports of our orders, products, categories in Excel or CSV file. Thanks to phpMyAdmin, you can simply get all of this data from phpMyAdmin. phpMyAdmin is a powerful tool to interact with MySQL or MariaDB database. We are listing how to import, export data from your MySQL or MariaDB database in simple steps. You can export your data in any format, major format are CSV, Excel, JSON, MS Word, PDF, Text, PHP Array, SQL, YAML etc.

Import Sql file in database

  1. Login into c panel.

Login into phpmyadmin


     2. Click on new button.

Add database in phpMyAdmin

  1. Enter the name of the database in the database box.

Enter database name in phpMyAdmin

(If you don’t know database name which u want to import, then right click on your file which u want to import, open into notepad)

SQL database file

You can see your database name in “use database name or Create Database ” as shown in the image above,

  1. Select the database you want to import.

Databases in phpMyAdmin
5. Click on “Import” tab at the top.

import data in phpMyAdmin


6. Click on choose file button, locate file in your computer which you want to import, open file.

7. Select file format in drop down list, and press go button

import sql file in phpMyAdmin

     8. Success. All the tables will show left side .


How to export in database

  1. Click on database which you want to export, then click on export button

select database in phpMyAdmin

export database phpMyAdmin

      2. Select the desired format (You can choose MS Excel, SQL, and CSV etc.)

export database phpMyAdmin

      3. Press Go button.


How to export any custom query in database

1. Click on table.

2. Click on button as show in an image.

write custom query in phpMyAdmin

3. Write a query in a text field, press go button.

Run query in phpMyAdmin

4. Click in export button; Select the desired format (You can choose MS Excel, SQL, and CSV etc.).

Export data of query in phpMyAdmin

5. Click go button.

export data in phpMyAdmin


Done! You can now easily export all your products, categories, options, store details or can simply take backup of all of your database.

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    2 Comments so far

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