SQL queries are commands that are issued to the MySQL server to perform various functions. Used by advanced users, SQL queries can quickly make changes to your database simply by issuing the appropriate commands.
You can execute a MySQL query towards a given database by opening the database with phpMyAdmin and then clicking on the SQL tab.
- Go to cPanel > Software >phpMyAdmin.
- Navigate to the area your SQL query will apply to. Select the database or the tables you want to run the queries against.
- Click on the SQL tab.
- Type in your SQL query.
- Click on Go to execute the query.