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Probs with first installation (4 posts)

  1. jnykol
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I have tried to install WP several times, but I am still having issue. I am not a total web dork, but I am feeling like one now.
    Here is how my WP config file is right now:
    define('DB_NAME', 'downthe_wordpress'); // The name of the database
    define('DB_USER', 'downthe_julie'); // Your MySQL username
    define('DB_PASSWORD', 'downthe_******'); // ...and password
    define('DB_HOST', 'localhost'); // 99% chance you won't need to change this value
    And when you go to the main page of my website, it reads the following:
    Warning: main(/home/downthe/public_html/wp-includes/wp-db.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/downthe/public_html/wp-settings.php on line 30
    Fatal error: main(): Failed opening required '/home/downthe/public_html/wp-includes/wp-db.php' (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/downthe/public_html/wp-settings.php on line 30
    Any help or guidance would be much appreciative.
    Thanks!

  2. eric
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Just a guess... Could it be that the password should not be prefixed with "downthe"? Cpanel for example prefixes your user name to database and user names but not the password.

  3. jnykol
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I have tried it both ways, just did it again without the downthe...and still nothing when trying to run the wp-admin/install.php.

  4. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    has anyone found a fix for this - i am having the same issue

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