Update your site’s configuration file
You must also edit the config file for your website application when changing the database user password. Your website will not load if you do not do so. Each site has its own configuration file. The following are some common examples:
Name of the configuration file
Location of the configuration file
Joomla configuration.php (Concrete CMS database.php) (Concrete CMS database.php) (Concrete CMS database.php) (Con
Localsettings.php is located in the MediaWiki main directory.
phpBB config.php is located in the site’s main directory.
WordPress wp-config.php is located in the site’s main directory.
Zen Cart configure.php includes/ in the site’s main directory
By accessing onto the server via FTP or SSH, you can make changes to your site’s configuration file.
For instructions on how to modify this config file, consult the online documentation for your respective app.
Changing your database password
Go to the MySQL Databases section of the website.
Username for the database
Click your username to the right of your database.
Change the password for the database username
You can change your password and save it at the bottom of the user’s edit page.