Once in a while, perhaps on a Development server, MySQL will not be set up with a root password. The aforementioned configuration is generally thought of as against best practices. However, if it is what you’re dealing with, then it could also interfere with PhpMyAdmin.
In this video, we demonstrate how to solve the “Login without a password is forbidden by configuration (see AllowNoPassword)” in PhpMyAdmin.
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['AllowNoPassword'] = TRUE;
(Uncomment both lines, then)
Video by: Justin Palmer
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