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Joomla! 1.5 Cookbook by Tom Canavan

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Setting up your database on a cPanel® host

This recipe will guide you through the steps necessary to set up a database on your cPanel® enabled host. cPanel® is by far one of the most popular control panels for web hosting, and as you get to know it you will see why. It is a very powerful and well-built application. We'll refer to it several times through various recipes.

We are using a http://www.rochenhost.com/ server for our screenshots.

Setting up your database is simple and easy.

Getting ready

To get started you were provided login details by your host for your cPanel® or 'hosting control' - most likely they will have their own name for it. However if you login and see something like the following generic cPanel screenshot - you are in the right ...

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