I just bought a domain and hosting with a database. I downloaded wordpress and copied the files across using the FTP. I went to my domain.co.uk/wp-admin/install.php and input my database info but I get the ‘error establishing a database connection’ message.
I noticed before that is says I could try opening the wp-config-sample and renaming it as wp-config.php once I add my database info. I did this and uploaded it to the same folder on the FTP as the wp-config-sample.
When I then went back to the /wp-admin/install.php address at first it said that it found the file and asked to install it but it didn’t work (with the same error message as before). Now if I go to wp-admin/ or wp-admin/install.php I’m taken straight to the ‘Error establishing connection to the database’ message. I can’t find where it has put the wp-config file either, I can’t see it anywhere in my FTP?!
Can anyone help me out here?
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