Before delving into task-oriented chapters, such as searching and the like, it's appropriate to have a look at the general organization of phpMyAdmin's interface. We'll also see configuration parameters and settings that influence the interface as a whole.
The phpMyAdmin interface is composed of various panels and windows, each one having a specific function. We will first provide a quick overview of each panel, and then take a detailed look later in this chapter.
The login panel that appears depends on the authentication type chosen. For the
http type, it will take the form of our browser's HTTP authentication pop up screen. For the
cookie type, the phpMyAdmin-specific login panel will ...