How to delete fields from database tables using phpMyAdmin

phpMyAdmin is a popular application for managing MySQL databases. Should you need to delete a field from a database table, you can use phpMyAdmin to complete the task quickly.

1) First, log in to your HostPapa Dashboard

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2) Click My cPanel

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3) Scroll down to the Databases section and select phpMyAdmin.

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4) Use the navigation tree in the left sidebar to locate the database table which contains the fields you wish to delete.

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5) Database fields are listed in the central pane. You can select the Delete link within the field listing to remove a particular field or check multiple fields and then click the Delete button to discard.

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6) You’ll be asked to confirm the deletion. Do so, and the fields will be removed from the table.

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