Database error - need help with config (3 posts)

  1. mamaestes
    Posted 12 years ago #

    I've got the following info from tech where my site is hosted...
    server is mysql4.uplinkearth.com
    databasename: M8493_mistressofthebard
    DSN Name: M8493_mistressofthebard
    Username: Kim_Estes
    Password: ******
    The SQL database is there, but when I updated the config file and refreshed it, it still tells me there's an error:
    Error establishing a database connection! This probably means that the connection information in your wp-config.php file is incorrect. Double check it and try again.
    Are you sure you have the correct user/password?
    Are you sure that you have typed the correct hostname?
    Are you sure that the database server is running?
    The site is http://mistressofthebard.com/wordpress/wp-admin/install.php
    Can someone help an SQL newbie get this figured out (and please use plain English! Thanks!)

  2. mamaestes
    Posted 12 years ago #

    Okay...I'm an idiot! I figured it out! Thanks anyway!

  3. carthik
    Posted 12 years ago #

    You're most welcome! Glad to be of help :P

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