So lost!!!

This is an archive of the phpBB 2.0.x support forum. Support for phpBB2 has now ended.
Forum rules
Following phpBB2's EoL, this forum is now archived for reference purposes only.
Please see the following announcement for more information: viewtopic.php?f=14&t=1385785
Locked
Grownfolks
Registered User
Posts: 8
Joined: Wed Nov 23, 2005 11:56 pm

So lost!!!

Post by Grownfolks »

This is my first time attempting to do a forum. I have a paid host. Now I'm stuck on the configuration page. can ANYBODY help??? I dont understand any of this. I've been at it for hours. I had someone helping me and he got it set up, but when I clicked on admin. panel, an error came up saying it could not be found. this is the error that I keep getting now when i fill out the database page

phpBB : Critical Error

Could not connect to the database

User avatar
KevC
Support Team Member
Support Team Member
Posts: 69902
Joined: Fri Jun 04, 2004 10:44 am
Location: Oxford, UK
Contact:

Post by KevC »

The critical error is usually because something in the config.php file is wrong.

It has to have the right info to see the databases.

Make sure all the user/passord/table name etc in there is all correct for starters.
-:|:- Support Request Template -:|:-
Image
Cheap UK Hosting
"In the land of the blind the little green bloke with no pupils is king - init!"

Andrew Kucienski
Registered User
Posts: 1050
Joined: Mon Oct 24, 2005 2:06 am
Location: Far far away!!!

Post by Andrew Kucienski »

You need to first create the database, phpBB only adds tables to a database. Also, read the Help for Newbies in my sig.

Locked

Return to “2.0.x Support Forum”