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I have created a read only MySQL user but this user have an option to export the database through phpmyadmin. How can I disable the options Export and Import?

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If the users can run a SELECT they can always export the data. There is absolutely no way you can prevent that. They would need write privileges to import it though. –  a_horse_with_no_name Mar 14 '13 at 17:41
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I believe phpMyAdmin uses plain SELECTs and INSERTs to import and export the database.

I don't think you will be able to prevent import/export. I don't remember PhpMyAdmin having options to disable those features.

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