WordPress.com or WordPress.org?
If you are thinking of starting your own blog, the first question that comes to mind is if you should have a hosted blog with WordPress.com, or if you should host your own blog by downloading the WordPress software from WordPress.org.
Creating a MySQL Database for WordPress
WordPress blogging platform is a PHP based web application and uses a MySQL database as a backend database. In this article we will explain in easy to follow step by step format how to manually create a MySQL database for your WordPress blog or website. Two options are explained below, either by connecting to MySQL using a web based graphical user interface such as phpMyAdmin, or by using the MySQL command line.