MYSQL Error when using wordpress

Posted May 28, 2014 2.1k views
Trying to create a gallery and I get this error: Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)insert into wp_gallery set gallery_name= Hod do I fix it?

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Submit an Answer
1 answer
Make sure that the correct database name and user are set in your wp-config.php file. Using the DigitalOcean one-click app, it is locate at /var/www/wp-config.php The DB_NAME and DB_USER should both be wordpress:
define('DB_NAME', 'wordpress');
define('DB_USER', 'wordpress');