[Phpmyadmin-devel] Usability of Welcome page

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Fri Mar 5 14:37:17 CET 2010

Pavel Konnikov a écrit :
> Hi, all.
> I analysed welcome page of phpMyAdmin and thought about simplify it
> for non-admin users.
> http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/ze85PZJPQL1dl4aOgaPTgw?authkey=Gv1sRgCM6t37PUrdXhXg&feat=directlink
> And suggest my vision of version of welcome page
> http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/wZURKjM1YUbSfzBUL2Qpjg?authkey=Gv1sRgCM6t37PUrdXhXg&feat=directlink
> The most used operation with mysql through phpmyadmin is Basic
> Administration operations (Database Managament, User Administration,
> Backup and Restore) and Browse Databases (explore db structure, run
> SQL queries and edit table data).
> New users need some help as a rule. And we must provide some
> documentation for them.
> This is my reflection about usability of phpmyadmin.
> What do you think about it?

Hi Pavel,
what happens if someone clicks Backup?

What is under the Administration and SQL Manipulation menus?

I'm not sure about "Important Messages". If these were not important, 
why show them?

Where is the part named "MySQL" with MySQL server info, charset, etc?

Marc Delisle

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