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Building Websites with PHP-Nuke by Douglas Paterson

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Preparing the PHP-Nuke Database

We'll be using the phpMyAdmin tool to do our database work. phpMyAdmin is part of the XAMPP installation (detailed in Appendix A), or can be downloaded from www.phpmyadmin.net, if you don't already have it. phpMyAdmin provides a powerful web interface for working with your MySQL databases.

First of all, open your browser and navigate to http://localhost/phpmyadmin/, or whatever the location of your phpMyAdmin installation is:

Preparing the PHP-Nuke Database

Creating the Database

We need to create an empty database for PHP-Nuke to hold all the data about our site. To do this, we simply enter a name for our database into the Create new database textbox: ...

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