What's a database??? (4 posts)

  1. whoock
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Okay I uploaded all my wordpress files onto my website via ftp, but after i finished wp-config.php it said that my database was wrong or something..Can you give me an example of what my database could be?

  2. batrachoid
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Check with your host regarding the properties of your database; you may need to create one.

    Among other things, your database will hold your posts, comments, user info, etc.

  3. cubecolour
    Posted 6 years ago #

    If your host supports MySQL - that's what you need. If it doesn't, I'm afraid you're out of luck.

  4. MichaelH
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Adding that Step 2 in Installing WordPress explains creating your database and database user.

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