FAQ: phpMyAdmin doesn't give the option to create a database

phpMyAdmin in a cPanel environment is designed for managing databases, not creating them.

To create a database you should:

  1. Use cPanel to create a MySQL Database.
  2. Use cPanel to create a MySQL User.
  3. Assign that user permsision on the MySQL Database.

Once this is done, you can use phpMyAdmin to administer your database.

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