Error establishing a database connection (3 posts)

  1. shakil_tuhin
    Posted 3 years ago #

    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.

  2. Aaron
    Posted 3 years ago #

    What is your question?

  3. Marventus
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi. You are getting that message because your wp-config.php file is not properly set up.
    I strongly recommend you read Installing_WordPress.

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