MySQL is a type of structure/query language-based open source relational database management system. It can be used in many applications, but most commonly it is used in combination with PHP to create dynamic websites, since most of PHP scripts require a database, which is almost always MySQL.
PHP is a widely-used open source scripting language that is specially designed for web development to produce dynamic web-pages.
is the desktop application for Windows operation system. It is aimed at
the simplification and acceleration of your store administration. This
solution was specially developed to extend the functionality of your
admin web interface by smart desktop advantages and make your general
store management more convenient than from difficult-to-use store
Manager accelerates all the parts of store management and makes it more
efficient. Using it you can handle mass changes of your products,
categories, orders and customers, take advantage of new features
developed, leading single as well as multi-store management.
Store Manager Addon
- the application built-in Store Manager and can be used only in
combination with it. Addons extend the functionality of Store Manager
itself or provide users ability to integrate with other sales channels
is the set of copied data from your database saved with the purpose of
preserving data. It is the kind of insurance that your data will be save
in case of any damage or loss.
Restore is the process of recovery of your data from your previously saved backup after any loss or failure.
is the ability to download the latest versions of Store Manager which
are regularly released. After ordering the software, you can download
new versions of this product during 6 months free of charge. After this
period expires and you’d like to continue updating your Store Manager to
the newest versions, you have to purchase update service for 6, 12 or
- the way of connection to your remote database through which all the
data changes will be directly reflected in your remote MySQL server
type of connection allows you to see your live store database on your
local PC and make changes instantly without any additional
direct connection, your computer initiates outgoing connection directly
to the host computer and host computer accepts incoming connection.
This is a relatively simple way to make connection when host computer
allows direct MySQL connection. However, if the host computer is behind a
firewall you may not be able to access it from your home computer. In
such cases you should add your IP to the White list (Access Hosts) using
your store control panel in order to allow direct connections from
specified IP address. Direct connections from IP addresses that are not
whitelisted will be blocked.
PHP-MySQL Bridge is
one of the ways to connect to your database. Using it you can work with
your database locally, which means that the changes and all the data
uploaded will be stored temporarily somewhere in local copy of your
database created at your computer.
Bridge is used only for two major operations - retrieve data from remote database and post data (from your local database) to actual store database.
must understand the difference between bridge connection and MySQL
connection. Bridge is not a connection itself, actually this is just a
way to transfer files between remote and local machine and nothing more.
HTTP Tunnel -
is an alternative way of connecting to your database and it possesses
the features of both direct and bridge connection. This type of
connection is useful if you don't have direct access to MySQL database,
and you don't need to do POST \ GET operations each time to refresh
data, since they are done automatically.