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Piwik Web Analytics Essentials by Stephan A. Miller

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Creating a database for your installation

Now it's time to create the MySQL database and admin user that your Piwik installation will be using. It is recommended that you create a user and database specifically for Piwik to use to keep your MySQL users and databases segregated.

Creating a user and database for Piwik in cPanel

Create a user and database for your installation, using the following steps:

  1. Open your browser, browse to the location of your cPanel installation, and click on the MySQL Databases link in cPanel.
    Creating a user and database for Piwik in cPanel
  2. Enter a name for the database you will be using for Piwik, and click on the Create Database button. If you are on shared hosting, cPanel ...

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