How to Add/Copy a database in PHPMyAdmin

asked Oct 18, 2012 in General by meera-b (300 points)
I have just installed XAMPP with PHPMyAdmin I looked everywhere but I can’t seem to find where to create or copy  databases. Am I missing something here?
Please assist.
Many thanks

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answered Oct 18, 2012 by FixHost (12,380 points)
Make sure you are logged in as the administrator. To create a database go to Home, then Databases. To copy a database, open the database you want to copy and then go to Operations and copy it from there.
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answered Oct 18, 2012 by lionhost (4,060 points)
you can do this by exporting and importing the databases as SQL. Make sure to include DROP options to delete existing databases before what you want to copy over.