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How do I create a database?

  • Applies to: Shared Hosting
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Account Center access
  • Applies to: Grid
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Account Center access
  • Applies to: VPS Hosting
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Account Center access
  • Applies to: Legay DV & VPS Hosting
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Plesk administrator access
  • Applies to: DV 4.0
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Plesk administrator access

Overview

This article explains how to create a MySQL database on the Grid.

Video

Watch this video to learn how to create a MySQL database on the Grid.

Instructions

  1. From the Account Center, click the blue Admin button associated to the desired Grid server.
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  2. From the Databases menu, select Manage Databases.

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  3. Click on the + Add New Database button.

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  4. Type in your database name and click Create Database when finished.

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  5. You should now see your database listed under Databases.

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  6. To view your database in phpMyAdmin, click on the gear icon in the database list.

This article provides instructions to add a database with an associated database user to one of your domains on your DV server 4.0.

This article provides instructions to add a database with an associated database user to one of your domains on your DV.

Plesk

  1. Log into the Plesk Control Panel for your domain.
  2. Select Databases
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  3. Select Add New Database icon.
  4. Complete the form by entering your desired database name. You can also create a database user. Then click the OK button.
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cPanel

  1. Log into the cPanel account for your domain.
  2. Select MySQL Databases from the Databases section.
  3. Type a database name and select Create Database.
  4. A confirmation message will appear to confirm the database creation.

This article explains how to create a MySQL database on the Grid.

  1. Log into your Media Temple account.
  2. Click on the ADMIN button associated to your Shared Hosting server.
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  3. In the Dashboard, click cPanel Admin.
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  4. While in cPanel, click MySQL Databases.
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  5. Type a name for your database, then click Create Database.
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