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Creating A Mysql Database

What are MySQL databases used for?

MySQL databases are used for managing large amounts of information and data over the web easily.


  1. Login to CPanel by doing one of the following: using the login information provided in the Web Hosting Information email or using the CPanel shortcut in the Billing Area.
  2. Once you are logged into CPanel search for MySQL and navigate to MySQL® Databases. Finding MySQL Databases
  3. Under the Create New Database section input a unique name in the field labeled New Database.
  4. In front of the New Database field is your username followed by an underscore, for example: if your username was hexane and you inputted database the database name would be: hexane_database.
  5. Click Create Database.


Creating a Database

In this scenario, the database name would be: havasuco_hexane.