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How to Create a MySQL Database in cPanel

Posted on by Ronald Caldwell | Updated:
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Creating a MySQL database in cPanel is helpful for web developers managing large amounts of data for their websites and applications. The process is simple and essential to the development of database-intensive projects.


  • A server running cPanel.
  • cPanel login credentials with access to database permissions.

Create a MySQL Database in cPanel

2. Click MySQL Database Wizard.

3. Enter a name for the new database and click Next Step.

4. Create a user for this database by entering a username and creating a password. Click Create User.

5. Click the All Privileges check box or select individual privileges based on your preferences for the user. Click Next Step to continue.

6. The MySQL database is created, and the new user is added. You need the database name, username, and password for connecting scripts to the database. Click Return Home to return to the cPanel home page.

7. To view your databases and make other changes, click MySQL Databases on the home page.

Here you can view and modify the database and users.

Wrapping Up

Creating a MySQL database in cPanel is quick and easy. And with Liquid Web’s 24/7/365 support, customers get the help they need without having to worry about these processes.

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About the Author: Ronald Caldwell

Ron is a Technical Writer at Liquid Web working with the Marketing team. He has 9+ years of experience in Technology. He obtained an Associate of Science in Computer Science from Prairie State College in 2015. He is happily married to his high school sweetheart and lives in Michigan with her and their children.

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