Answer for How to Upgrade phpMyAdmin on a Wampserver localhost?

Here are the steps to update phpMyAdmin. 

  1. Download the latest version of phpMyAdmin
  2. Extract the folder contents and place them in c:/wamp/apps
  3. You wlill now have 2 folders in your apps folder containing phpMyAdmin files.
  4. Find the config.inc.php in your current phpMyAdmin File and copy it into the new phpMyAdmin folder.
    • The new folder will have a config file that says config.sample.inc.php
  5. Next update the phpmyadmin.conf file, it is located at c:/wamp/alias.
    • Point the Alias and <Directory> paths to your new phpMyAdmin directory
    • Edit the first line to say something like:
    • Alias /phpmyadmin “c:/wamp/apps/phpmyadmin4.3.6/” or whatever version you downloaded
    • scroll down a little further in the file and edit where it says
    • <Directory “c:/wamp/apps/phpmyadmin4.3.6/”> or whatever version you downloaded.
  6. Next update the wampmanager.conf this file is the root directory of WAMP.
    • Go towards the bottom of the file and look for the [apps] block. 
    • beside the phpmyadminVersion = 4.3.6 <- replace these numbers with the current version you downloaded
  7. Restart your WAMP server and you are done!
Answer for How to Upgrade phpMyAdmin on a Wampserver localhost? was last modified: July 16th, 2015 by Maximus Mccullough