Welcome to phpMyAdmin 4.5.0, which includes many improvements thanks to
our Google Summer of Code students and other contributors. With this
release, the minimum required PHP version is now 5.5 (older versions
have reached End of Life and are no longer supported by the PHP
A complete list of new features and bugs that have been fixed is
available in the ChangeLog file or changelog.php included with this release.
A few highlights:
* Improvements to the Console feature
* Include structure in PDF export
* Validate data before import
* Support CHECKSUM TABLE operation
* Improved operations regarding partitions
* Alter privileges when renaming or copying a database or table
* Several improvements related to speed and responsiveness
* Improved print view
* Use CTRL or ALT plus arrow keys to navigate in grid editor
* Use plain-English destinations for
$cfg['DefaultTabDatabase'], and $cfg['DefaultTabTable']. The old style
values will still work, but this makes it easier for new users to easily
understand the destination links.
* Integrate SQL debugging into Console
* Restore row editing when no unique/primary key exists
* Allow exporting one file per table and one file per database
* Improvements to using multiple servers with the auth_type cookie
* Support virtual columns (MySQL 5.7.5+)
* Add or improve support for several MariaDB features including process
list and virtual/persistent columns
* Improved handling of cached data when upgrading phpMyAdmin
* Add SHA256 security password support
There are many more; please refer to the ChangeLog for full details.
As always, downloads are available at http://www.phpmyadmin.net
The phpMyAdmin Team
phpMyAdmin Developer (one year contract position)
The phpMyAdmin Project is looking for a developer to assist in
development, including bug fixing and refactoring.
* Code base improvement like refactoring and writing unit tests (65%)
* Bug fixing (25%)
* Implementation of new features (5%)
* Security coordination (5%)
* The Developer shall publish a weekly blog post about his/her work
to the phpMyAdmin community.
* The Developer shall send a monthly invoice to Software Freedom
Conservancy for the work done during that month.
* All work produced by the Developer is to be licensed under "GPLv2 or
* This is an independent contractor position: the Developer will be
responsible for his/her own equipment and expenses.
* The suggested start date for the position is 2015-10-01.
The candidate will be able to demonstrate a very good knowledge of
phpMyAdmin's code base. In addition, we expect excellent skills in all
CSS, MySQL) and excellent communication skills.
Candidates should submit their proposal (including their CV,
availability, and financial terms) to: pmadeveloper(a)sfconservancy.org.
The deadline for this initial round of proposals is 2015-09-01.