Wordpress announces end of life for PHP 4 and MySQL 4. One of the main success of Wordpress was its ability to run in almost any web host whether or not the PHP and MySQL version were outdated. This flexibility finally ends here.
WordPress And MySQL
I’m sure you have noticed that for the 4 possible errors related to WordPress and MySQL, the error message is still the same. But as a web developer, when your system in on local development phase, you would surely want to get precise error messages.
While installing your wordpress package, you might often have seen errors like “Error establishing a database connection”. There four possible causes to this error.