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This example describes using ASP.NET/MySql.Data to connect to a MySQL Database.
A few important things you need before you get started:
Knowledge of computer programming.
Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET.
MySql Connector/NET on your development computer. For more information, click here.
Knowledge of MySql and specifically the MySql.Data Namespace.
A setup MySql Database. For more information, see [...]
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Create a new MySQL database (Web & Classic / cPanel / Plesk).
Import your existing SQL file (more [...]
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Log in to your [...]
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You can use the Admin URL in the Control Panel of your hosting account to directly access your MySQL database.
To Find Your Database Admin URL
Log in to your Account Manager.
Click Web Hosting.
Next to the hosting account you want to use, click Manage.
From the Databases menu, click [...]
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