How to create a Mysql database in cPanel?

Databases are relational structures used for storing data. Databases are indispensable in modern web hosting, and most of the popular CMS requires a database to operate. cPanel supports MySQL database servers and enables you to add, remove and access databases, as well as manage database users.

To create a database and a database user in cPanel:

  1. Login to cPanel using current username and password.
  2. Once logged into cPanel, click on the “MySQL Database Wizard” located in the database section of cPanel.
    cPanel database
  3. On the next page to MySQL Database Wizard enter a name for your database and click Next Step.
  4. On the next page Username enters a username.Enter a password next to Password, enter it again for Password (Again) and then click Create User.
  5. On the next page, you’ll assign privileges for the user to the database. Check the box next to All Privileges and then click Next Step.
  6. Congratulations, now you know how to successfully create a Mysql database!

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