First day working with wordpress
I am really new to WordPress. Please excuse the simplicity of some of my problems. I have downloaded 2.7 and uploaded to my server on godaddy.com. I set up the SQL part through godaddy and have tried to run the install through the browser. I get this.
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.
Now this seems really basic, I am not sure why I am not getting it right.The user name and passwords would be for those that I set up when making the SQL request with godaddy correct?
I think I am being troubled by not entering the correct:
// ** MySQL settings – You can get this info from your web host ** //
/** The name of the database for WordPress */
I am not sure where to locate this piece of information. I have sent a ticket to godaddy, however I feel I am just overlooking this.
grateful for any help thanks.
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