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Error establishing a database connection (2 posts)

  1. electricvogue
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    Posted 8 years ago #

    Well ive been running the same database for months and ive never had a problem until this morning when I got this darn message.
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    [Error establishing a database connection]
    [This either means that the username and password information in your wp-config.php file is incorrect or we can't contact the database server at localhost. This could mean your host's database server is down.

    Are you sure you have the correct username and password?
    Are you sure that you have typed the correct hostname?
    Are you sure that the database server is running?
    If you're unsure what these terms mean you should probably contact your host. If you still need help you can always visit the WordPress Support Forums.]
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    Please help!

  2. If you haven't changed anything, the most likely cause is that your host has a problem with the database server:

    If you're unsure what these terms mean you should probably contact your host.

    Contact them and ask them to fix it.

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