Database Access

Updated on January 9th, 2023

Flywheel provides database access via the Flywheel Database Manager, located on the Advanced tab for a site. With the Flywheel Database Manager, you can…

  • Easily browse through the tables in your database, and update and delete information with ease
  • Run ad-hoc queries, or import entire files, giving you easy access to migrate your sites or reload a database, without having to rely on Flywheel support to do it for you
  • Export data directly from your database to sync up your local environment or simply put your mind at ease


Advanced users can access their database via Flywheel’s SSH Gateway. For more information, check out this help article: SSH tunneling to access your site’s database

How it Works

You can access the Flywheel Database Manager on the Advanced tab under any site on Flywheel and click on Manage Database.

From there you have complete access to run queries, change data, and import/export SQL files:

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