Windows Setup: Error establishing a database connection
I have MySQL
v7.3.2 64Bit and Apache
2.4.38 64Bit installed. In theory I have everything that is needed to run WordPress locally.
Through MySQL Workbench, I have tried the Host, Port, User and Password I have set up in
wp-config.php and I am able to connect without any problems.
For some reason however, when I navigate to my site’s
wp-admin/install.php I get the following:
hosts file, I have
dev.nativeleaf.co.uk set up to point at
127.0.0.1, along with
php.ini file I have uncommented
extension_dir = "ext"
I also have done the steps necessary to get Apache dealing with PHP files, e.g. loading the
php7_module and the
I also disabled all Firewalls on Windows, but still nothing! I’m so confused, I don’t know why this isn’t working.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.