Creating MySQL databases

To create a MySQL database:


  • Go to MySQL Databases in your cPanel
  • Under 'Create New Database', enter the database name you wish to use
  • Select 'Create Database'


Your full database name and database user name will have your cPanel username and an underscore appended to the beginning of the database name / user name you enter. 

Example:

If the user name for your cPanel account is "domainc" and you have created a database named "phpbb" and a database user named "bbuser" then the correct database and database user names will be as follows:

database = domainc_phpbb
database user = domainc_bbuser


For further information:
Please refer to the cPanel documentation for database features, here.

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