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How To Use The MySQL Database Wizard

What is the MySQL Database Wizard?

MySQL Database Wizard is a cPanel option that makes it easier and quicker to create a MySQL database and database user than by doing it manually using the MySQL Databases option in cPanel.

How do I access the MySQL Database Wizard?

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You will first need to log in to your cPanel, usually found at Once you have logged in you will need to go to the Databases section and click on the MySQL Database Wizard link.

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The Wizard screen should appear as follows:


How do I use the MySQL Database Wizard?

STEP 1: In the New Database field, enter a name for the database.
STEP 2: Click Next Step.
STEP 3: In the Username field, enter a name for the user allowed to manage the database.

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STEP 4: In the Password field, type the user’s password.

  • The password must be 7 letters or shorter.
  • For help generating a strong password, click the Password Generator button.

STEP 5: Retype the password in the Password (Again) field.
STEP 6: Click Create User.
STEP 7: Select the privileges you wish to grant the user, or select ALL PRIVILEGES.

STEP 8: Click Next Step.

Next, cPanel will display a message stating that the database and user account were successfully set up.

If you encounter any errors or problems with this process, please contact our technical support department. They will be happy to help resolve any issues you experience. You can submit a ticket here. (CHI clients can submit a ticket through the Support section of your CHI account.)

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