redphoenix wrote:When I installed XAMPP the install went beautifully. Soooo thank you very much XAMPP ! =)
But now I'm clearly missing some very basic steps about setting up SQL databases within XAMPP.
I don't understand anything about MYSQL much less how to start a database. I think that is the missing step to make either
phpbb2 or simple machines forums
to work. But this is just not intuitive at all for me. Does anyone have any basic explanations of how to setup a database within XAMPP so that you can then run/install a forum?
In the example of the simple machines forum, I'm stuck at the install page where it wants
I was able to go to the XAMPP control panel and hit the [admin] button but even after setting up a username and password for my sql ..I just don't understand what I've got here in XAMPP.
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