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Not Solved [General] HELP : Database Server Hostname
#11
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(02-13-2018, 01:40 PM).m. Wrote: in general, localhost as server name should work on hostgator.
what is the error you get when you try using localhost ?

[see also this guidance on hostgator site]

I get this message when I use localhost:


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#12
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have you selected mysqli for the database type ?
also ensure that database name & user name are correct
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#13
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(02-13-2018, 04:31 PM).m. Wrote: have you selected mysqli for the database type ?
also ensure that database name & user name are correct

No. How do I do that?
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#14
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inc/config.php will have your database info if you already installed MyBB.

If this is during install then you surely have the wrong information for the database.
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