Database Connection​

This page collects the information about about the database user account that XOOPS will use.

After entering the requested information and correcting any issues, select the "Continue" button to proceed.

Data Collected in This Step

Server connection


Currently, mysql is the only available option.

Server hostname

Hostname of the database server. If you are unsure, localhost works in most cases.

User name

The database user account that XOOPS should use to connect to the database server.


Password of the database user account entered above.

Use persistent connection

Default is 'No'. Leave this blank if you are unsure.

Note for MySQL 8 Environments

Some PHP versions will have issues with MYSQL 8. If this might apply, please refer to Special Topics for more information.

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