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Here's the error I get

https://gyazo.com/56134064606564c836ae8b0f18a129ba

Here's the DB login settings I used:

https://gyazo.com/2facfe11765bc4b887c31bc111bb123a

Here's my DB names and users: https://gyazo.com/2e009a5d37e87ba1e094ed0b6c826af6

What I tried so far:

  • Enabled all permissions, assigned them to all dbs, removed the need for passwords and usernames
  • tried setting the host name to local under login information

Background: - to set up XAMPP i had to set mysql porn to 3307 since 3306 was causing issues. I tried to set define( 'DB_HOST', 'localhost:3307' ); in the wp-config-sample.php file. Is there any other place I can set port for wordpress?

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the solution was to set the host as localhost:3307 not just localhost.

Like so https://gyazo.com/3aa87d040d9953171da69b196d04f4d1

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