Adminer – database management in a single PHP file

Adminer (formerly known as phpMinAdmin) is a full-featured tool for managing content in MySQL databases.

Unlike phpMyAdmin, Adminer consists of a single file ready to deploy to the target server. It is a lightweight alternative which still offers a good feature set.

Adminer is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • User-friendly interface (extensive employment of JavaScript).
  • Connect to a database server with username and password.
  • Select an existing database or create a new one.
  • List fields, indexes, foreign keys and triggers of table.
  • Change name, engine, collation, auto_increment and comment of table.
  • Alter name, type, collation, comment and default values of columns.
  • Add and drop tables and columns.
  • Create, alter, drop and search by indexes including fulltext.
  • Create, alter, drop and link lists by foreign keys.
  • Create, alter, drop and select from views.
  • Create, alter, drop and call stored procedures and functions.
  • Create, alter and drop triggers.
  • List data in tables with search, aggregate, sort and limit results.
  • Insert new records, update and delete the existing ones.
  • Supports all data types, blobs through file transfer.
  • Execute any SQL command from a text field or a file.
  • Export of databases and tables (its structures and/or data) as a dump to output or a downloadable attachment to SQL or CSV.
  • Alter export for projecting changes to production database.
  • Print database schema connected by foreign keys.
  • Show processes and kill them.
  • Display users and rights and change them.
  • Display variables with links to documentation.
  • Manage events and table partitions (MySQL 5.1).
  • Extensive customization options.
  • Visual database/E-R schema editing.
  • SQL syntax highlighting.
  • XHTML 1.1 validity in UTF-8.
  • Very small footprint.
  • Users log in specifying the destination server and providing the user name and password (which is stored during whole session).
  • Text area for arbitrary SQL commands and storing these commands in command history
  • Multiple language support (English, German, Spanish, Dutch, French, Italian, Estonian, Chinese, Czech, Slovak, Russian).
  • Provisions against XSS, CSRF, SQL injection, session stealing
  • Light-weight – released in a form of a single file, with support of CSS skins
  • Available in Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Tamil, and Turkish.

Support: Forums, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Jakub Vrana
License: Apache license or GNU GPL v2

Adminer is written in PHP. Learn PHP with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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