Connecting to MySQL

  1. Click Manage Connections in the top center of the app. Screenshot of managing your connections
  2. Click New Connection in the Manage Connections modal in PopSQL. Screenshot of creating a new connection in PopSQL
  3. For Nickname, enter something a descriptive name for your connection, like Acme Production.
  4. For Type, choose MySQL
  5. For Hostname, enter the hostname of your database server.
  6. For Port, use the default 3306, or enter the port used by your server.
  7. For Database, enter your the name of your database.
  8. For Username and Password, enter the username and password for MySQL. These are optional.
  9. Hit Connect and you’re all set!
Screenshot of a sample MySQL connection in the New Database Connection modal in PopSQL

Happy querying! 🍭