Creating a Database in Cloud Sites

  1. Log into your Cloud Sites control panel.
  2. Click on the website where you’ll be creating your database.
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  3. Click on Databases to expand your site’s database options.
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  4. Click the Create Database button.
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  5. Enter a name for your database. A numeric identifier will be automatically added to each database.
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  6. Choose if you’d like your database to use MariaDB or MSSQL. We recommend you use the same database type throughout your whole website.
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  7. Enter a database user username and enter and confirm a password. Then, click Create New Database.
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Dan Pock does Technical Writing & Marketing at Liquid Web with a background in System Administration, Public Relations, and Customer Service. His favorite things include: his cats, Oscar Boots and Dash Nouget; experimenting with PHP; and making up recipes (or at least attempting to). You can find his coding hijinks on GitHub, where he shares most of his projects and open source work.

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