Yes, I know this has been asked before, but I couldn’t fix it by reading the other threads. Anyway. I upgraded my blog (http://firegold.net/WordPress) last night, after backing up the database. I neglected to 1) turn off any plugins and 2) make copies of all the actual files.
After the upgrade, I got the “get_bloginfo” error, then read the help stuff here to see that really meant that the database couldn’t be accessed. I checked the username and all that on the database. It’s all as it should be. I only have a wp-config and wp-config-extra, no -sample. It was set up with nothing in any of the database fields, so I set it up with the info I had.
Still got the error. I tried various things for the hostname: localhost, 127.0.0.1, etc. Nothing worked. I even tried a couple different passwords, to no avail.
Is it possible to fix this, or should I think about just doing a clean install and then importing the posts?
Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated. The contents of the wp-config file follow. Originally, each of the database fields were “”; It’s like the upgrade script Jatol (my webhost) uses didn’t populate the fields, which it should have.
// ** MySQL settings ** //
$DB_NAME = "slvrfrjj_wp1";
$DB_USER = "slvrfrjj_wp1";
$DB_PASSWORD = "*******";
$DB_HOST = "localhost";
// Change the prefix if you want to have multiple blogs in a single database.
$table_prefix = 'wp_'; // example: 'wp_' or 'b2' or 'mylogin_'
// Change this to localize WordPress. A corresponding MO file for the
// chosen language must be installed to wp-includes/languages.
// For example, install de.mo to wp-includes/languages and set WPLANG to 'de'
// to enable German language support.
define ('WPLANG', '');
/* Stop editing */
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