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  • I’ve got the following info from tech where my site is hosted…
    server is
    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
    Can someone help an SQL newbie get this figured out (and please use plain English! Thanks!)

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