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a database connection Pages (2): 1 2 Next » Threaded Mode | Linear Mode Error establishing a database connection 03-01-2013, 12:22 PM Post: #1 Delightedly Dreamling Posts: 2 error establishing a database connection wordpress Joined: Mar 2013 Error establishing a database connection I seem to be having error establishing a database connection godaddy a lot of mysterious trouble with my wordpress blogs on my site. I'm certain I did something to cause it, but error establishing a database connection hostgator I'm not sure exactly what. Currently I keep getting informed at http://www.infoburst.info/burst that there's an error establishing a database connection. And then I can't get into an admin stuff or do much of error establishing a database connection localhost anything without feeling like I am prodding at the innards of a creature that I do not understand. The internet apparently says that my username and password in my wp-config might be wrong or its not connecting to the database server... none of which I have any idea how to solve. This happened to me once before and I eventually got so frustrated with it that I eliminated
Error Establishing A Database Connection Digitaloceanthe entire blog from existence the rest of the way. I figure this time I'll ask for help, first. 03-01-2013, 12:40 PM Post: #2 LakeRat Grizzled Veteran Posts: 3,268 Joined: Feb 2008 RE: Error establishing a database connection Did you change the password to the database in the panel? If so you also need to change it in your wp-config file. Did you delete a sub-domain? if the hostname was something like mysql.dev.example.com and you delete the sub-domain dev, after having moved wordpress you will also have to fix the wp-config file. You may also need to add a hostname on the mysql page in the panel. what level of instruction do you need? do you know how to find the file? do you know how to edit a file and just need t know where to look? 03-01-2013, 12:47 PM Post: #3 Delightedly Dreamling Posts: 2 Joined: Mar 2013 RE: Error establishing a database connection I might have changed the password. I probably did but don't remember entirely. I don't believe that I deleted a sub-domain. I had one set up for the blog specifically and it is still there in my "Database(s) on this server". I do have hostnames
establishing a database connection [Resolved] localhost shows Error establishing a database connection jlcohoon @jlcohoon 1 month, 1 week ago I recently installed WP and MAMP. My website is fine but my local version is not working. It https://wordpress.org/support/topic/localhost-shows-error-establishing-a-database-connection/ shows, "Error establishing a database connection." I use Dreamhost. My wp-config file includes the db_name shown on Dreamhost for my site. That is also where my MySQL username, password, and hostname have http://www.blogtechie.com/fix-error-establishing-database-connection-wordpress/ been copied from. There are no typos or extra spaces in my wp-config file. I created a new DB via MyPHPAdmin. It is titled the same thing as the DB name error establishing in my wp-config file and as what Dreamhost shows. MAMP is set to the default port settings and points directly to my root folder. MAMP shows Apache and MySQL running. I confirmed by logging into mysql.mysitename.com that my username and password are functioning correctly. Any ideas why I might still be getting the DB connection error? Viewing 2 replies - 1 through 2 (of error establishing a 2 total) Clayton James @claytonjames 1 month, 1 week ago Running WordPress locally on MAMP and having a live site hosted on Dreamhost, are mutually exclusive. The two aren't going to be connected. Don't use your Dreamhost datbase info for your live site in your local installation. It won't work. jlcohoon @jlcohoon 1 month, 1 week ago Thank you! I can't believe I didn't realize. For future thread readers: I copied the content directly from step 4 here: https://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress_Locally_on_Your_Mac_With_MAMP#Step_1:_Installing_MAMP into my local copy of wp-config, then updated my DB name in MyPHPAdmin to match the DB name I updated in the wp-config file. Saved the file, restarted the servers via MAMP, and it was fixed. Viewing 2 replies - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic. Topic Info In: Localhost Installs 2 replies 2 participants Last reply from: jlcohoon Last activity: 1 month, 1 week ago 4.6 Status: resolved Topic TagsdatabaselocalhostMAMPwp-config Forum Search Search for: About Blog Hosting Jobs Support Developers Get Involved Learn Showcase Plugins Themes Ideas WordCamp WordPress.TV BuddyPress bbPress WordPress.com Matt Privacy License / GPLv2 Code is Poetry.
have seen above error If you are a blog owner or visited a blog having connection issue.Error establishing a database connection issue is rally frustrating error in wordpress when you are dealing with your own blog. There are many reasons behind this issue.In this article we are discussing all issues behind establishing a database connection in wordpress and solution to each of those. Sometimes it happens without doing anything. Last week we have been facing the same issue and spent almost 30 minutes to fixed connection issue. We didn't find a complete guide for this problem anywhere so, decided to write a detail fixed for this error "Error establishing a database connection " Reason Behind this Error ? The actual reason is your wordpress blog couldn't established a connection with MYSQL Database server. there may be several reasons Database table corrupted or not found inside database. May your database credential changed Currently your database server overloaded and not giving response Majority of times,if you haven't changed anything -then reason could be some sort of database server error. Check If issue occurs for ‘/Wp-Admin' directory ? Go to your WordPress admin area by simply go to "yourblog.com/wp-admin". in that case if you are getting the same error - Error establishing a database connection then you have a other subsequent fix. If you are getting error like - "One or more database tables are unavailable." then database may need to be repaired as you may missed some table that your blog or plugin required Make sure that - before applying any changes take your database backup first.as this required some expert level editing in your wordpress installation. To repair WordPress database, simply add a single line in your wp-config.php file available in your root directory [php] define('WP_ALLOW_REPAIR', true); [/php] After adding above line simply access - http://www.yoursite.com/wp-admin/maint/repair.php and click on repair datab