Quickly generate a MySQL admin panel

The Forest Admin MYSQL interface provides a user-friendly solution for MYSQL administration, allowing you to perform all necessary CRUD and administrative operations with ease.
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A MySQL admin panel generator that suits your unique needs

Looking to streamline your web application development process? Don't build an admin panel, just plug your MySQL database and Forest Admin will generate it for you.
Easily generate a full admin panel with only a database URI
Or deploy on your own servers for full ownership of your backend
Highly customizable

Customize your admin panel to suit your team's needs

Forest Admin Cloud offers SaaS flexibility and home-made customization, allowing non-technical team members to adapt admin panels for unique business scenarios.
Organise your data visually to suit your business needs.
Save time on the most common operations.
Manage your views to increase efficiency.
30+ out-of-the-box features

Ship a MySQL admin tool with auto-generated components

Forest Admin isn’t only a tool to centralize and showcase your data, but also to change it, interact with it, and use it however you want to.


Instantly benefit from out-of-the-box. Create, Read, Update, Delete operations. Easily extend or override any API routes' with your custom logic.

Search & filters

Easily dig into your data, and save pre-filtered dynamic views. Easily export filtered data in multiple formats.

Role-based permissions

Make sure your team members access only and exactly the data they need thanks to the most advanced and granular access control system among all internal tool solutions.


Monitor KPIs by creating charts and dashboards in a few clicks. Enhance your dashboard with custom-coded charts with any display, from any endpoint.

No-code visual editor

Easily customise your admin panel with drag-and-drop UI editor. Create custom interfaces for easy access to specific workflows.

Developer features

Build unlimited custom actions integrated with your API with a couple lines of code. Create advanced filters, concatenate and customize your DB fields to make them user-friendly, and more.
Use cases

Discover what you can build with Forest Admin

Looking for inspiration on how to use Forest Admin? Explore how Forest Admin can help you save time and boost productivity with real-world examples from our satisfied customers.
All use cases

Real Estate

Forest Admin's comprehensive back-office solution for real estate can streamline your operations, improve efficiency, and provide a better customer experience. With our customizable interfaces and dashboards, you can see all your company's properties in a visually attractive way including pictures, location, price and margin. You can search these records and segment them into workflows for the responsible account managers.

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Forest Admin's comprehensive e-commerce solution can streamline your operations, improve efficiency, and provide a better customer experience. With our customizable interfaces and dashboards, you can easily manage inventory, orders, and customer data in real-time while seamlessly integrating with other software systems.

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Fleet Management

Fleet management is an essential and difficult task for Operations teams working in the mobility industry that need to perform live car tracking, maintenance management, occupation rate optimization, booking management, routing, and performance monitoring.

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Transactions Monitoring

Fraud detection and transactions management are a critical requirement for Fintech companies that need to cope with increasing digital frauds (such as phishing, identity fraud, account or transaction fraud). Most companies use powerful Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence algorithms in order to quickly detect and prevent fraud.

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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked about our MySQL admin tool

Forest Admin isn’t only a tool to centralize and showcase your data, but also to change it, interact with it, and use it however you want to.

What's the difference between a MySQL viewer and a MySQL admin panel?

A MySQL viewer, also known as a SQL front-end or SQL viewer, is a GUI tool designed to provide a user interface for interacting with a SQL database. It serves as a SQL GUI tool, offering features like executing SQL queries, browsing tables, viewing records, and performing basic data analysis. It acts as a SQL editor software, allowing users to interact with the database through a user-friendly interface. A MySQL viewer is a SQL GUI that serves as a SQL database tool, particularly useful for users who want to view and retrieve data from their database. On the other hand, a MySQL admin panel, also referred to as a MySQL admin tool or MySQL GUI, is a comprehensive software that offers a wide range of functionalities for managing and administering a MySQL database. It provides a GUI in SQL, which acts as a web interface for SQL database management. With a MySQL admin panel, users can perform tasks such as creating and modifying database schemas, managing user permissions, optimizing database performance, monitoring server status, and performing backups and restores. It is considered as one of the best free SQL clients available, offering a powerful and intuitive user interface for database management.

How to build a MySQL admin tool with Forest Admin?

Create a free account on Forest Admin, start a new project, and follow the onboarding instructions on installing Forest Admin on your MySQL database. Forest Admin will retrieve the collections from your database and generate an up-and-running MySQL admin tool. From there, you can start customizing your MySQL GUI, adding dashboards, and creating custom workflows.

Can I build a MySQL admin dashboard with Forest Admin?

Yes, Forest Admin as one of the leading SQL database management tools gives you access to our out-of-the-box visualization components, on top of that, you can create your own custom charts to build great MySQL admin dashboards and other SQL web interfaces for your apps. Forest Admin offers a wide range of SQL admin tools and features that allow you to create a GUI for your SQL database. With Forest Admin, you can easily manage and administer your MySQL database, including creating and modifying database schemas, managing user permissions, performing SQL queries through a SQL query GUI, and monitoring the database's performance. It acts as a SQL front-end GUI, providing a visual and intuitive interface for managing your SQL database.

Does Forest Admin allow MySQL admin tool customization?

Forest Admin gives you several options out-of-the-box options to customize your MariaDB admin panel. You can use a drag-and-drop UI editor to customize your layout, build workspaces - custom interfaces with no-code components, change the order of different elements, and so on. It's also possible to code your custom actions, views, workflows, charts, and more. Custom Actions: go beyond basic CRUD operations and customize your MariaDB GUI with your custom logic. ‍Custom Fields: combine fields to use in your MySQL admin tool without altering your database. ‍Custom HTML/CSS: customize the way you want to see your data, from maps to galleries. ‍And more, from custom charts to virtual relationships between your collections.

What is Forest Admin pricing for MySQL admin dashboard package?

Looking for a free SQL client? Forest Admin GUI for SQL databases is available on the regular plans. You can start building your MySQL admin dashboard for free for unlimited users, and then switch to one of our paid plans if you need more advanced features like SSO.

How to install Forest Admin for MySQL?

Installing Forest Admin for MySQL only takes a few steps. Sign up or login to your account and select Other (Our framework-agnostic installation), and then MySQL as a data source. You'll have a few command lines to run and your MySQL admin tool will be up and running, and ready to customize.
Don't take our word for it

Thousands of companies built their back-office with Forest Admin

Loved by developers and non-technical end users alike, Forest Admin has become the weapon of choice when it comes to building a powerful back-office. Thanks to its flexibility and customization options, both new startups and well-established unicorns rely on Forest Admin to perform internal operations.
Stefan Dorresteijn
CTO @ Sjauf

With Forest Admin it has become extremely easy to moderate our customer base. Now we can see and modify all our data in real time straight from our admin panel.

Maxime Sraïki
VP Tech @ BAM (Theodo Group)

As an architect, I have developed 10+ admin panels with open-source frameworks and third-party solutions like Forest Admin. My preference now goes to Forest Admin both when I want to create a quick MVP for personal projects and when I need to build a strong internal tool with high security, audit trails and the ability for operations to customize their tool autonomously.

Thomas Dupont
Web Back-End Developer @ Shadow

Forest Admin saved us hours of design, development, and maintenance. I can’t imagine the tool we’d be using today if we had to develop it ourselves.

Maylis Amram
Customer Success Manager @ Spendesk

With Forest Admin I no longer have to leave my admin panel to answer customer emails or cancel orders and their related payments. Everything is performed in the same place. It’s truly helpful to me, keeping the same context throughout all my customer success operations.


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