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WordPress WordPress Admin Settings WordPress Admin Settings Customizing the WordPress wp-config.php File

Nik Buac
Nik Buac
3,734 Points

Is the wp-config.php file accessible on my computer ie. user>downloads>wordpress (i can only find wp-sample-config.php)?

Is this the file I need to access in order to edit? If not, how do I go about accessing the exact file/updating it/ possessing my actual information rather than displaying default blanks ie.password db name.

Thanks

2 Answers

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Shaker Advertising
5,395 Points

You need to edit the wp-config-sample.php file with your actual DB name and credentials; then re-save the file as wp-config.php and upload that to your server.

Nik Buac
Nik Buac
3,734 Points

Thank you. What is the DB name etc based on? Hosting or wordpress?

Shaker Advertising
Shaker Advertising
5,395 Points

The Database name and credentials come from your host.