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I did reset my database password, so I could enter the phpMyAdmin, but now my Wordpress installation can't connect to the database. I tried to access the "wp-config.php" (should be at http://mysite.com/wp-config.php right?) but, again, I get the "can't connect to database" message.

Also, now when I try to access the file manager on the GoDaddy hosting, I get "The page isn't redirecting properly".

I did e-mail the GoDaddy support, and I'm researching while they do not answer. Not sure if it's a GoDaddy or Wordpress issue.

Is there any way to fix Wordpress, or I'll need to re-install it?


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You aren't ever going to be able to connect directly to wp-config.php. You need to access it via file manager or FTP. – helgatheviking Nov 6 '13 at 15:12
This question isn't specific to WordPress. You will need to use your host control panel or FTP to access the wp-config.php file, and change the password. – Chip Bennett Nov 6 '13 at 15:23

Fixed it with the wp-config.php.

The actual trouble was with the File Manager in GoDaddy that now, for no apparent reason, is opening normally (maybe because I restarted Firefox browser). And I could edit the wp-config.php and fix the password.


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