Defining a MySQL Database and adding one to my hosting package

MySQL is a popular choice of database for use in web applications and it is essential for popular CMS systems such as Wordpress and Magento to function.

Adding a MySQL Database within your Webspace

Make sure that you are on a package which supports the PHP scripting language and that you have a Database included with your service.

You can check your PHP compatibility and Database allocation by reviewing your package at If necessary, our support team can make changes to your service to enable both PHP and MySQL databases.

To add a Database, go to the Databases section and provide a unique name and password:

MySQL database

Once you have added this, you will see all of the details you will need under ‘Existing Databases’:

Existing Databases

You can import, export and manage your database through the phpMyAdmin Facility by clicking the ‘Admin’ button:

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