How to Create Database and Install WordPress


Part 4 – How to Create Database and Install WordPress

After adding the WordPress files into hosting account through FTP, Please follow the below steps to Create Database and Install WordPress:

How to Create Database and Install WordPress info

  1. Login into your hosting account.
  2. In the Databases section, click the MySQL Database Wizard icon.
  3. Now we have to Create the Database, enter the database name, database user namepassword and click on Create Database.
  4. Make note of the database name, username and password in the notepad.
  5. Go back to C-panel Dashboard.
  6. Now open wordpress folder in your PC and Rename the file from “wp-config-sample.php” to “wp-config.php”
  7. Right-click on the wp-config.php file and open it with notepad. After the opening the file, look for the following information:

define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘database_name_here’);/** MySQL database name*/
define(‘DB_USER’, ‘username_here’);/** MySQL database username */
define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘password_here’);/** MySQL database password */

  1. Replace “database_name_here” with the “Database name” which you have created.
  2. Replace “username_here with the “Database username” which you have created.
  3. Finally, Replace “password_here” with the “password of the database” that you have given.
  4. Now Save the file.
  5. Login into your FTP account and delete “wp-config-sample.php” file and Upload latest “wp-config.php” file.
  6. After adding the file successfully into your FTP account. Open your website in new tab.
  7. Configure required details like site name and user details.
  8. Login into your site.
  9. Yes, your website is live now 🙂

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