Distributing and packaging phpMyAdmin

This document is intended to give pieces of advice to people who want to
redistribute phpMyAdmin inside other software packages such as Linux
distribution or some all in one package including web server and MySQL

Generally, you can customize some basic aspects (paths to some files and
behavior) in libraries/vendor_config.php.

For example, if you want setup script to generate a config file in var, change
SETUP_CONFIG_FILE to /var/lib/phpmyadmin/config.inc.php and you
will also probably want to skip directory writable check, so set

External libraries

phpMyAdmin includes several external libraries, you might want to
replace them with system ones if they are available, but please note
that you should test whether the version you provide is compatible with the
one we ship.

Currently known list of external libraries:


jQuery js framework libraries and various js libraries.


The download kit includes various Composer packages as

Specific files LICENSES

phpMyAdmin distributed themes contain some content that is under licenses.

CC BY 4.0 or GPL

Licenses for vendors