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Error Establishing a Database Connection

Are you seeing this screen when visiting your WordPress site?

WordPress: Error Establishing a Database Connection

This error indicates that WordPress in unable to connect to the database which contains the Pages, Posts and other essential information required to run your website, specifically the main causes are:

• The database server is not running
• The database server is running but database has been removed.
• The database server is running, the database is ok but the username or password has changed

These detailsa re configured in the file wp-config.php that can be found in the root directory of your WordPress install. You should not change this file if you are not confident doing so as this can further break your installation of WordPress but we can fix this quickly with no fuss! Just book our single price WordPress fix and you will be up and running in no time!

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About the Author

Christian Mayne is a full time WordPress developer and consultant based in the UK. He runs a UK based WordPress development agency with clients all over the World. As well as WordPress development, Christian has been teaching WordPress use and development since 2014 in classroom settings and online.

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