Creating a Database in Cloud Sites

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  1. Log into your Cloud Sites control panel.
  2. Click on the website where you’ll be creating your database.
  3. Click on Databases to expand your site’s database options.
  4. Click the Create Database button.
  5. Enter a name for your database. A numeric identifier will be automatically added to each database.
  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.
  7. Enter a database user username and enter and confirm a password. Then, click Create New Database.


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About the Author: Dan Pock

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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