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Why you need a MySQL Database

Databases offer a method for managing large amounts of information over the web easily. They are necessary to run many web-based applications such as bulletin boards, content management systems, and online retail shops.

How to create a MySQL Database

    • Login to your account through our site login.
    • Go to your 'Accounts Home Page'
    • Under 'Your Active Products/Services', Click on the services you wish to setup.
    • Within 'Your Active Products/Services' you will see 'Login to cPanel' and 'Login to Webmail'
    • Within Service you will see 'Login to cPanel' and 'Login to Webmail'
    • Click on 'Login to cPanel'
    • After entering cPanel scroll down to 'Category Databases' and Click on 'MySQL Database'

After entering 'MySQL Database' You will see the following headings

    • Create New Database
    • Modify Databases
    • Current Databases
    • MySQL Users
    • Add User To Database
We will only be using the following

    • Create New Database
    • MySQL Users
    • Add User To Database

First thing - Creating the Database
      At the top of the 'MySQL Database Page' you will see the heading 'Create New Database'
                    Enter a name for your Database then click 'Create Databse'
      You should of successfully created the database.
              You now have to create a new user so we can assign a user to the Database


Creating a New User
        Under the heading 'MySQL User', You will be able to create a user for the new database.

      • Enter a Username for the new database account
      • Enter a Password for the new database account. This must be stronger then 65/100, Alternitively you can use the password generator for your new password remembering to write it down! & then hit 'Create User'
    You should now have successfully created the Database User.


Assigning the New User to the Database
              Above where we just created the New User, You will see the heading 'Add User To Database'
                    Here we will now simply Select our New User and our Database and add the two together
      You have now finished creating your new MySQL Database and can now use your Database User Login to access it via your site.


Troubleshooting

    If you have any issues, Please contact our staff via 'Open a New Ticket' on the 'Account Home Page', Thank you.

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