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Martina Carrington
Martina Carrington
15,754 Points

mysql wizard database

Weird! i use the mysql wizard to create the database and when i use the wp-admin . keep asking me to login instead of straight to the dashboard

1 Answer

Jonathan Grieve
MOD
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,250 Points

Typically in a Wordpress installation you'll have to create logins for 2 layers of administration.

  • By creating a database name, a username and password in phpMyAdmin
  • And then following the on screen set up instructions to generate your wp-config.php file.

They're easy enough to follow but you should always write down the information or keep them in a safe place.

I've saved all my Wordpress installation details in a database backup program called KeePass so I don't have to remember every password I make but I have access to them all and all I have to type to get to them is one password.