Setting up mysql username,pass and wordpress database (3 posts)

  1. fatalcure
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Ok i have appache2 running, php installed and working and mysql installed.

    Now in wp-config it asks me for the database name, username and password... How do i make the database with mysql, do I have to make a username, password if so how? thankyou

  2. fatalcure
    Posted 11 years ago #

    When i open up the MYSQL command line it sais

    enter password: I enter it and it sais

    Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
    Your MySQL connection id is 1 to server version: 4.1.9-nt

    Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

    now to create the database i would type
    mysql>create database wordpress;

    database created...

    Is this correct.. if so then how do i set up a username and password for this database?

  3. NuclearMoose
    Posted 11 years ago #

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