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Joomla database error on my site

Category: Joomla

2012-05-07 2:37 pm EST

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I was making some changes to my Joomla website and I obviously broke something since it now displays an error:

Please check and help me fix the problem and get my site functional again.

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2012-05-07 2:46 pm EST
Hi Natalie,

The <a href='' target='_blank'>Joomla database error</a> you were receiving was due to your database credentials in your joomla configuration.php file not matching the credentials in your cPanel. Specifically, your configuration.php file referenced "joom" while the user was "joomla".

I made the change, and your site is now working for me. Please test again, and let us know if there is anything else we can help with.

- Brad

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