Before you can install WordPress or WordPress Multisite you first need to create a MySQL database and user on your domain using your cPanel.
In simple terms your MySQL database stores all blog information including files, blog posts and comments and is backed-up almost constantly by your hosting company to ensure no data is lost.
1. Log into cPanel using your account details supplied by your hosting company.
- Appearance of cPanel does vary slightly depending on what theme your hosting company uses.
- Not all hosting companies use cPanel