Importing a MySQL Database

If you need to import a database, the phpMyAdmin interface offers the option to do it

Importing a database is a common task when manually transferring a website, or when updating a site to a newer version.


  • Access to cPanel or

  • Access to Funio Hub

Task completion: 15 minutes

Expertise: intermediate

How to do it?

  1. Log in to your cPanel. In the Databases section, click on phpMyAdmin.

  2. Choose the database on the left-hand side list.

  3. Click on the Import tab

  4. Click on Browse your computer to select the file*.

  5. Usually, the default settings are correct for your import.

  6. You just need to click on Go and you're done!

*Make sure the Format is correct. It should be the extension you chose when you exported your database.

Large databases

Please note that you won't be able to import a database bigger than 100 Mo. In order to import bigger databases, please follow these instructions.

  1. Upload the dump file of your database to your server via FTP

  2. Contact our support team through the Assistance menu in your Funio Hub

  3. We need the following information:

    • The directory where the database is located

    • The name of the file

    • The name of the database

    • The username and the password for the database

  4. We will import the database for you.

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