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Connecting to database

Enable the Database tools and SQL plugin

This functionality relies on the Database tools and SQL plugin, which is bundled and enabled in PhpStorm by default. If the relevant features are not available, make sure that you did not disable the plugin.

  1. Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Plugins.

  2. Open the Installed tab, find the Database tools and SQL plugin, and select the checkbox next to the plugin name.

To issue a query to a database, you must create a data source connection. Data source is the location of your data and can be a server or a DDL file. The data source includes a name and connection settings that are dependent on the data source type.

Select a data source that you want to create:

Last modified: 07 February 2023