Create database in cPanel

If you want to set up any new website using CMS, you will need to create a database for it first. The Databases section in cPanel contains a number of options such as: Creating database, Managing the database. More importantly, cPanel allows you to work with MySQL and PostgreSQL databases.
In this lesson, we will explain how to create a  MySQL database, but working with PostgreSQL is almost the same.

How to create a database

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. From the Databases menu, click on MySQL Database Wizard.
  3. In the Create database page, insert a name for the database you wish to create.
  4. In the Create Database Users page, insert a username and password.
  5. A new page will appear for setting the required privileges for the new database user, it is best to select the ALL PRIVILEGES option.
  6. Click Done. and the database will be successfully created.

 Managing the created database

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Click on phpMyAdmin.
  3. The database management control panel will appear.
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Updated on October 30, 2021

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