How to repair MySQL databases and tables with phpMyAdmin

As your website database grows, errors may occur from time to time. Fortunately, tools are available to quickly check and repair database tables. In this guide, we’ll walk through the steps required to verify and fix database tables using the popular phpMyAdmin tool.

Log in to the HostPapa Dashboard and click My cPanel from the top navigation menu. Scroll down to the Databases section of the cPanel menu and select phpMyAdmin.

cPanel

In the left sidebar, click the name of the database that you want to check.

Database list

Now head to the right pane and check the boxes next to the database tables you wish to inspect. Use the Check all option at the bottom of the list if needed.

Database tables

Click the arrow next to the With selected dropdown menu and select Check table.

Check tables

Any errors found will be reported on screen. If necessary, highlight tables with errors and use the Repair table option in the With selected dropdown menu to fix any issues.

For further questions, or if you need help, please open a support ticket from your HostPapa Dashboard. Follow this link to learn how.

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