I'm very new to wordpress and have followed through all the instructions carefully. However I think my lack of knowledge of php and mysql is where I am going wrong.
as soon as i get to the wp-admin/install.php page I get this
It's a common error most people have gotten and I've tried solving it as much as I can. I'm pretty certain its the DB host that is the problem. I've tried a variety of DB hosts and none seem to work.
It might be something simple that I have missed but I would really appreciate anyones help.