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Make changes to the Database: name, username,password,host (4 posts)

  1. qbulla
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Make changes to the Database: name, username,password,host
    Im setting this up on my computer this database change will be located in the same folder as my WORDPRESS files...right...I am new to this I just want to make sure Im understanding these steps...

  2. Johnb81
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    qbulla,

    What are you trying to do exactly? You need to change the database name, username and password in the wp-config.php file in the root directory of the WordPress installation so the WordPress script can connect to the MySQL database.

  3. qbulla
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    just set it up so I can build on my computer, I was just wanting to be clear about the database part..

  4. Johnb81
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Yes you need to enter the

    Database name
    username
    password
    host

    in wp-config.php. You can read more about this from the following URL:

    http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress#Installing_WordPress_on_your_own_Computer

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