Replace /var/run/mysqld/with the socket or pipe information provided by your host.As of Word Press Version 2.2, DB_CHARSET was made available to allow designation of the database character set (e.g.
UTF-8 supports any language, so you typically want to leave DB_CHARSET at utf8 and use the DB_COLLATE value for your language instead.
This example shows utf8 which is considered the Word Press default value: There usually should be no reason to change the default value of DB_CHARSET.
If your blog needs a different character set, please read Character Sets and Collations My SQL Supports for valid DB_CHARSET values.
This file is located in the root of your Word Press file directory and contains your website's base configuration details, such as database connection information.
When you first download Word Press, the If your hosting provider installed Word Press for you, get the information from them.
If you manage your own web server or hosting account, you will have this information as a result of creating the database and user.
Important: never use a word processor like Microsoft Word for editing Word Press files! The values here are examples to show you what to do.
Do not change these details here by editing this page, change them on your web server.
If you make changes here by using the edit button, they will not work and you will be showing your password details to the world.// ** My SQL settings - You can get this info from your web host ** // /** The name of the database for Word Press */ define( 'DB_NAME', 'database_name_here' ); /** My SQL database username */ define( 'DB_USER', 'username_here' ); /** My SQL database password */ define( 'DB_PASSWORD', 'password_here' ); /** My SQL hostname */ define( 'DB_HOST', 'localhost' ); Different hosting companies use different network settings for their mysql databases.
If your hosting company is listed below in the left column, the value on the right is similar to the correct value for DB_HOST.
Contact your tech support and/or search your hosting companies online Documentation to be sure.