When comparing PHPMyAdmin vs TablePlus, the Slant community recommends TablePlus for most people. In the question“What are the best MySQL management tools?” TablePlus is ranked 2nd while PHPMyAdmin is ranked 3rd. The most important reason people chose TablePlus is:
TablePlus' smartly designed interface not only gives you powerful functions, but also allows you to personalize your database workspace by changing themes and font sizes. Our shortcut keys also help you work faster and be more efficient.
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Pro Available in most hosting services
Because of its portability, popularity and robustness phpMyAdmin is included in most hosting services that support the LAMP stack.
phpMyAdmin can run in a web browser, this makes it a very portable tool because it can be run on any computer and on any OS as long as it has a web browser installed.
Pro Easy to edit
Editions can be performed over a result table just by clicking the desired field.
Pro Complete functionality
phpMyAdmin is complete as far as features and functionality go. You can even build a full website without knowing any MySQL.
Pro Easy installation
The installation process itself is very simple, you need to have PHP and MySQL installed on your server, extract the files to a specified directory and run the install script. If you get stuck somewhere there's a lot of help online. The official wiki is very good too as far as the installation goes.
Pro Customizable appearance
TablePlus' smartly designed interface not only gives you powerful functions, but also allows you to personalize your database workspace by changing themes and font sizes.
Our shortcut keys also help you work faster and be more efficient.
Pro Powerful SQL editor
Equipped with the following features:
•Indent SQL Command
•Split Results into Tabs
•Save favorite SQL to snippet
•Customize font size
Pro Multi-tabs & code review
TablePlus supports multi-tab and multi-window viewing, as well as generates code review whenever you make a change to your database.
Pro Native, beautiful and friendly
TablePlus is a native app which helps you easily edit database data and structure.
Con Confusing interface
It may take some time to get used to it.
Con No schema visualization
Con No code higlighting
phpMyAdmin does not have any code highlighting or auto-completion capabilities, unlike other options.