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  • Why does the installer insist on a username for the database?
    I just removed the check so that I could install WP locally (where there is no username or password on the database).

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  • Mark (podz)


    Support Maven

    Because normally it is needed, and the majority of WP installs take place on hosted sites where you need to set up a db with mysql and name it.
    Naming it gives structure when multiple tables are stored in one db.
    I also named my db when I installed locally.

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