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  • Resolved thomasfingram

    (@thomasfingram)


    I was doing the nice installer for WordPress, and when it wanted to connect to the database I set up, it returned a ton of errors. It looked like it was one error per connection attempt. I don’t have much experience with MySQL or PHP. Please help!

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  • Mark (podz)

    (@podz)

    Support Maven

    Sounds like an odd error – what exactly did it say ?
    Paste a few (no more than 6) lines here ?

    thomasfingram

    (@thomasfingram)

    I am very new to MySQL and PHP. Appearently when I gave user permissions to my WordPress MySQL user, I didn’t execute the correct sql statement. After about eight tries, I finally got it right!

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