Well, I've been merrily WordPressing for a month now with a minimum of trouble. Even did multiple blogs using the one database table.
However, things have seemed to have gone awry yesterday, as I now get the:
Error establishing a database connection message.
I haven't changed anything, and when I log into my hosting control panel and view the mySQl admin, the database seems to be running as I can run query's on it...
Now, I know absolutely nothing about mySQL and PHP (and to WordPress's credit - even a newb like me could get it running), so I'm at a loss as to what to do next.
Poking around in the mySQL admin, I did come across the following, but don't know if it's relevant:
Welcome to phpMyAdmin 2.5.3
MySQL 3.23.58 running on localhost as ...
(this at the bottom):
The additional Features for working with linked Tables have been deactivated. To find out why click here.
PMA Database ... not OK[ Documentation ]
General relation features Disabled