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Error connection to database

Posted January 6, 2014 2.4k views
Hello, I have an "error connection to database". It happen after edit update-core.php - I changed permissions to all. Changing back to 644 didn't helped.

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That's a common occurrence when running WordPress with Apache. You'll be best served to follow in the inventors' of Wordpress footsteps and dump Apache for Nginx. See How To Migrate a WordPress Installation from Apache to Nginx on an Ubuntu VPS | DigitalOcean.
by Justin Ellingwood
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