When I install and setup wordpress on my localhost, this is the error message that I have got. May I know how can I solve this problem? Thanks.
Can’t select database
We were able to connect to the database server (which means your username and password is okay) but not able to select the wordpress database.
Are you sure it exists?
Does the user root have permission to use the wordpress database?
On some systems the name of your database is prefixed with your username, so it would be like username_wordpress. Could that be the problem?
If you don’t know how to set up a database you should contact your host. If all else fails you may find help at the WordPress Support Forums.
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