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MySQL Database Creation

If your hosting service includes MySQL database, you will need to create the database via the Web Site Management Panel before you can begin use it. This tutorial will guide you through the process of creating a database.

First login to My Account and click Web Site Management Panel (Account Info section).

In the Site Admin Panel, click the "Shortcuts" link on the top.

In the MySQL section, click the "MySQL Admin Tool" link.

In the MySQL Database Manager menu, click Create Database.

In the Create Database menu, enter your database name suffix. We recommend that you use the suffix 'db' for simplicity. Click Save. Your database name prefix is generated by the server and cannot be changed. The name of your MySQL database will be yourdomain_com_-_db.

In the MySQL Database Manager menu, click Change Password. Enter a new password for your MySQL database. Click Save. We recommend that you use your Dollarhost password as your database password. Your MySQL database is successfully created.

Note that to connect to your MySQL database using UNIX domain socket you must specify the localhost address of 127.0.0.1.

Example: $dbhost = "127.0.0.1"

 



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