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phpMyAdmin is an open-source PHP software tool to manage MySQL database management through the web. Through this software, you can create, alter, drop, delete import, and export MySQL tables. And also you can manage your MySQL database users through this software. In this article, we are going to explain how to install phpMyAdmin with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04.


  • A non-root user account with sudo privileges
  • You have Nginx installation and host your site with Nginx 
  • You have to install MySQL.
  • Finally, install PHP-Fpm too.

Installing phpMyAdmin

By default, the Ubuntu repository has a phpMyAdmin repo in this source list. so we are going to use this default repository. Before going to install we need to update the apt packages using the below command