Since phpMyAdmin’s interface is based entirely in your browser, you’ll need a web server (such as Apache, nginx, IIS) to install phpMyAdmin’s files into.
You need PHP 7.2.5 or newer, with
sessionsupport, the Standard PHP Library (SPL) extension, hash, ctype, and JSON support.
mbstringextension (see mbstring) is strongly recommended for performance reasons.
To support uploading of ZIP files, you need the PHP
You need GD2 support in PHP to display inline thumbnails of JPEGs (“image/jpeg: inline”) with their original aspect ratio.
When using the cookie authentication (the default), the openssl extension is strongly suggested.
To support upload progress bars, see 2.9 Seeing an upload progress bar.
To support XML and Open Document Spreadsheet importing, you need the libxml extension.
To support reCAPTCHA on the login page, you need the openssl extension.
To support displaying phpMyAdmin’s latest version, you need to enable
php.inior to have the curl extension.
phpMyAdmin supports MySQL-compatible databases.
MySQL 5.5 or newer
MariaDB 5.5 or newer
You need a browser which is supported by Bootstrap 4.5, see <https://getbootstrap.com/docs/4.5/getting-started/browsers-devices/>.
Changed in version 5.2.0: You need a browser which is supported by Bootstrap 5.0, see <https://getbootstrap.com/docs/5.0/getting-started/browsers-devices/>.