I’m moving our site (plasmapool.org) to a new server (hostmonster). The domain, which has always been hosted on hostmonster, is staying the same. I used simplescripts to install a version of wordpress, then uploaded my themes and plugins, dropped the pre-installed database tables, and restored my site’s database. For whatever reason, though, I get this dreaded error:
We were able to connect to the database server (which means your username and password is okay) but not able to select the plasmapo_wp01 database.
* Are you sure it exists?
* Does the user plasmapo_wp_01 have permission to use the plasmapo_wp01 database?
* On some systems the name of your database is prefixed with your username, so it would be like username_wordpress. Could that be the problem?
When I change the wp-config file back to the database that’s currently on the old server, the site starts working again. How do I make wordpress “see” the new database? I feel like I’m missing a step (not editing a file or something). Thanks for your help!
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