MySQL Database

Sometimes you need to access your database directly and to do that, you need to use phpMyAdmin.  The phpMyAdmin handles the administration of your MySQL Databases.  You can have multiple databases for one domain name, so phpMyadmin stores all these databases that are linked to a domain.  Access to your phpMyAdmin is extremely dangerous.  You must […]

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I don’t usually need to edit information in my database directly, so I don’t use my phpMyAdmin password often.  When I need to, I always forget what it is.  Then I have to go into my Dreamhost account and reset my password again to get into my phpMyAdmin to access my database.  Below are steps […]

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How to fix “Error Establishing a Database Connection” in Dreamhost

January 30, 2012

After reading the news on Techcrunch that Dreamhost was hacked and passwords need to be changed immediately, I frantically changed all my passwords.  I literally changed all my passwords on Dreamhost for every user account and database user that I have. After changing all my Wordpress database user passwords, I had a nagging feeling that […]

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Bluehost Help – How To Install Joomla

April 24, 2011

Bluehost Help – Bluehost has 1 Click Installs for many software scripts.  This includes the most popular CMS – Joomla.  It is very simple to Install and you do not need to create any MySQL Databases or MySQL Database Users or configure any files.  This is a huge improvement from when I started using Joomla […]

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Bluehost Tips – How to Delete MySQL Database

April 22, 2011

Bluehost Tips – I manually installed Joomla 1.6 on my website but I wanted to delete it.  If you didn’t use the Webhosting installer you will not see the Installation under ‘My Installs’.  Moreover, if you wanted to delete/Uninstall the CMS Installation there are more steps you need to do. Here is also a video […]

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Bluehost Tips – Create a MySQL Database

April 22, 2011

Bluehost Tips – Learn how to create a MySQL Database with Bluehost.  You can do this manually from your cPanel.   This is helpful because when I was Installing Joomla 1.6 I had a database error message and I resolved it by creating a database manually. This is the exact error message I got: Could […]

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