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Adding a user to a mySQL database

To add a user to a mySQL database, follow the steps below from inside of your cPanel hosting account:

  • Login to cPanel.
  • Locate and click on the “MySQL Databases” icon under the “Databases” category.
  • Locate the “Add User To Database” heading.
  • Select the user you want to add the database, and then select the database you want to add the user to.
  • Click “Add”.
  • Select the privileges you want the user to have in the database (All privileges is OK for most applications).
  • Click “Make Changes”.


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