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  • Resolved bruno58


    I’m trying to install wordpress but the the message of the install.php is always the same: “Error establishing a database connection”

    But frob My Sql Workbench I am Able to get the connection with the same Database name, username and password

    P.S. The message is the same with:


    Is anyone able to help me?

    Thank You in advance and best regards


    • This topic was modified 7 months, 2 weeks ago by  Steve Stern.
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  • Moderator Steve Stern


    Guardian of the Interwebs

    How are you hosting this site?

    Thank You Steve,

    I am installing wordpress in local, on my macbook Air and I have already installed PHP, and Mysql both tested OK

    I hope you used user name and password of your database. If username is not there you can user ‘root’ and password blank.

    you can use host or localhost. try anyone.

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