phpMyAdmin is an awesome web-based database management tool. Learning phpMyAdmin can come in very handy for bloggers and web-developers. This post introduces the recently released phpMyAdmin 4.1.0 update.
What’s New in phpMyAdmin 4.1.0
phpMyAdmin 4.1.0 is an improvement and bugfix release. A few highlights include:
- Allow specifying a port when connecting to the controlhost
- User interface improvements to server privileges, view creation, the Operations tab, Relation View, and when creating new users
- Added support for AES_ENCRYPT on BLOB columns
- Added support for relations with ndbcluser
- Added optional ReCAPTCHA support during login
- Added support for fractional seconds in time, datetime, and timestamp columns
- Added find and replace by column
- Added the Error Reporting Component, an optional feature allowing users to report certain errors directly to the phpMyAdmin bug team
- Added configurable menus (so an administrator can hide certain features)
Installation and Configuration Instructions
If you followed our installation guide for Ubuntu, then you can upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.1.0 using the following commands:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
That’s it. Enjoy administering your databases using phpMyAdmin’s web interface.