How to check database details in the admin panel

This article will show you how to check database details in Joomla admin panel.
  1. Login to Joomla admin panel. Go to System > Global configuration menu.
  2. Open Server tab, then under Database Settings you will find database details, which include:
    • Database Type
    • Hostname
    • Database Username
    • Database Name
    • Database Tables Prefix

Using this information you can find your database used by this particular installation in the list of the available ones, check database tables prefix before installing theme sample data, etc.

Important: Do not change information in these fields, otherwise your site will go down.