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Laurens de Potter de ten Broeck
Laurens de Potter de ten Broeck
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So we called the database 'localwp', does this has a reason or is it just an example and we can call it locally want?

So we called the database 'localwp', does this has a reason or is it just an example and we can call it locally want? Also do we need to give the same names in the user account?

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Sean T. Unwin
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Sean T. Unwin
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You can name your database anything you wish, same for username. Will need to remember those names, as well as some other info (password, host address, table prefix) when setting up wp-config a little later.