Connect to MySQL with MySQL Workbench

To manage the tables and data in the MySQL database, you will need to obtain a database management system. These instructions are for the popular MySQL Workbench interface.

Download MySQL Workbench from and install it on your computer.

Install and open MySQL Workbench.  Navigate to the column labeled SQL Development.

1.  Click New Connection.
2.  Enter your own Connection Name.
3.  Enter the MySQL server name in the Hostname field.
4.  Enter the MySQL db login.

When the connection is made a window will pop up and you will enter the password for your database.
In addition to backing up your site files, our SiteBackup service can also back up your databases. Now you can control backup retention and schedule. Automate your backups with SiteBackup.