PHPMyAdmin is an administrative tool that offers features & tools for MariaDB as well as MySQL. It is available for free to use. It was first released in the year 1998. Also, this software is developed and distributed by The PHPMyAdmin Project. It follows the open-source approach. So, it enables you to easily access the source code and make sure there no backdoors. Plus, you can even change the source code as per your choice if you want to. The main feature of the software is that it is a portable web application. And, it is written in the PHP language. The interface of the tool is pretty uncluttered and easy to use. So, you don’t need to see tutorials in order to use it. Moreover, it offers you to import data from SQL or CSV file. In this way, you can put the data in the database pretty easily.
Along with the above features, PHPMyAdmin offers cross-platform compatibility. You just need to have PHP language in your device. There is another great feature that it has support for 79 languages which makes it a multi-lingual tool. So, you can use it in any language you want if it is supported in it. Even, it allows you to administer multiple servers which increases efficiency and productivity. It has a Query-By-Example (QBE) which allows you to make difficult queries. Plus, it allows you to transform the stored data in the database into any format with the help of pre-defined functions. There are some other features also available in it like browse& drop database, table, manage SQL user accounts & privileges, and maintenance server.