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OpenCart 1.4 Beginner's Guide by Murat Yilmaz

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Time for action—creating a MySQL database and user

This step is needed for OpenCart to connect and store all the data in a MySQL database. We will learn how to create a new database and user for this database. We will later use this information in OpenCart Installation wizard.

We will use MySQL Databases link on cPanel. Even though there can be slight differences on different cPanel versions, the main idea and the process is the same.

  1. Click on MySQL Databases link on cPanel:
    Time for action—creating a MySQL database and user
  2. Enter a name for the database. Here, we named the database as opencart. Then, click on the Create Database button.

    If we are on a share hosting, a prefix will be added automatically ...

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