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  1. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Hi there,
    I'm trying to install the wordpress, but when I go to the page what I get is this:
    We're having a little trouble selecting the proper database for WordPress.
    * Are you sure it exists? ( and it does, checked)
    * Your database name is currently specified as a38oneco_blog. Is this correct? ( and it is, checked 10 times )
    * On some systems the name of your database is prefixed with your username, so it would be like username_wordpress. Could that be the problem? ( no is not because I tried and I still get the same error)
    ... what do you do if any of the 3 listed don't seem to be the problem?!
    Btw ... I've got nothing to do with any sort of programing and I would apreciate if you could reply in a language that someone like me would understand :-)
    Thanks,
    Denis

  2. apoulemanos
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Do you have the database address right? By default wordpress uses 'localhost', but I know my host, Infinology, keeps the databases on their own server.
    You may have to specify a different database address (in the wp-config.php file)
    Contact your host to find out where it is for sure.

  3. Root
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Well it takes some experience to read mysql install errors. Is a user set and activated in mysql ?

  4. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Problem solved, runing now.
    Thanks guys,
    Denis

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