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  • Resolved Brianne163

    (@brianne163)


    Hi
    I am trying to set up WP 6.0 with XAMP using localhost
    When I get to the stage of entering localhost/hvtourism (my database name) iget an error screen Error establishig database connection
    I have created a wp-config file from the wp-configsample and entered my database details etc.
    I am a relative novice so please be gentle….
    Regards
    Brian

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  • threadi

    (@threadi)

    You do not need to create wp-config.php yourself. Just call the installer after you have dropped the wordpress files. It will ask you for the relevant data and create the wp-config.php for you. To access the installer again, simply delete the wp-config.php you created.

    Thread Starter Brianne163

    (@brianne163)

    Thanks
    I have resolved the problem as you suggested.
    Brian

    threadi

    (@threadi)

    Glad I could help. You are welcome to set the topic to solved.

    Thread Starter Brianne163

    (@brianne163)

    Many Thanks

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