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Create a MySQL Database – cPanel

Learn how to Create a MySQL Database in cPanel. MySQL is the most popular Open Source SQL Database management system. To manage a large volume of data efficiently, we store the data in tables, a group of many tables can be created in a single database.
If you have a PHP-based application, you will need to have a database. You will also need a user to access this database. To use WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, or any other CMS, you need a MySQL database.


Video tutorial – Create a MySQL Database – cPanel


Step-by-step tutorial – Create a MySQL Database – cPanel

  1. MySQL Databases

    Login to cPanel.
    Tutorial: login from the Client Area or the direct link.

    Find the Databases section and click the MySQL Databases link.

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  2. Create New Database

    New Database
    Type a name for the database.
    A database name may contain a maximum of 64 characters.
    Click the Create Database button.

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  3. Wait for the success message.

    Click the Go Back button.

    Extilum cPanel - databases - create MySQL Database

  4. Current Databases

    The new database appears in the Current Databases table.

    Extilum cPanel - databases - create MySQL Database

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