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Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.1 for Effective MySQL Management by Marc Delisle

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Chapter 3. Interface Overview

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.

Panels and windows

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.

Login panels

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 ...

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