Setting Up MySQL in CPanel
There are many different types of control panels that your shared hosting provider may have. This tutorial assumes that you are using the most popular, CPanel.
First, find the link that allows you to administer MySQL. Within CPanel the icon is labeled MySQL Databases. Once there, you will need to do the following before you can start using MySQL.
- Create a new database
- Create a new user with password
- Assign the user to the database