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  • DSN and DSN-less Connections - Windows Hosting

    DSN or DSN-less? Connection to your database can be done using either a DSN (Data Source Name) or without DSN aka DSN-less. DSN stores all the information required to connect to your database, includi...

  • Editing MySQL databases (phpMyAdmin)

    You can edit the content of your databases using the phpMyAdmin utility that comes with your control panel. To run phpMyAdmin, do the following: Select MySQL DBs in the Databases menu. In the form tha...

  • How do I backup my MySQL database?

    You can backup your database using the PHPMyAdmin feature in your control panel. In PHPMyAdmin, select the database you want to backup and select "Export" tab on the right screen. Choose the tables yo...

  • What are the connection settings for my MySQL database?

    Remember to FIRST create the database from inside your hosting control panel!The hostname to connect to is "mysql.helpinghost.com"; without the quotes (do not use "localhost", the mysql server is sepe...

  • Changing MySQL user passwords

    To change user password in the MySQL database, do the following: Select MySQL DBs in the Databases menu. Click the MySQL Database or the Edit icon on its right: On the MySQL database management page c...

  • Changing MySQL disk quota

    MySQL disk quota is the maximum allowed size of one MySQL database. If you exceed this quota, you'll be charged for overlimit at a different (usually higher) price. To change MySQL disk quota, do the ...

  • Creating MySQL Database and Its Users

    MySQL users cannot exist separately from MySQL databases. You must stick to the following sequence: Create a database Add MySQL users to each created database. However, MySQL users can be shared by di...