digitalocean Wordpress One Click Install problem

Hi I am using my domain from cloud flare. I instal in my droplet Wordpress One Click Install .After install ı upload my local backup word press with all in one migration plugin. But web site some time opening very fast ,some time to slow ,some time database error connection, some time “Error establishing a database connection” after refresh some time opening. I don’t understand what is wrong . I need help:)

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August 4, 2022

Hello there,

I’ll recommend examining the server logs and checking if the MySQL service is not affected due to a lack of server resources. MySQL might be down due to low memory and this can explain the “Error establishing a database connection” error.

We have a pretty good tutorial on How To Debug the WordPress “Error Establishing Database Connection” which you can check here:


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August 2, 2022

Hi @alphan,

This seems to be an issue with the plugin more than the droplet itself.Error establishing a database connection more often than not means that you have a wrong database user password in your wp-config.php. Additionally, your user might not have sufficient permissions to enter/access the Database, but this shouldn’t be the case if you’ve followed all steps of completing the WordPress one-click droplet setup.

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