As a newbie, the ‘Error establishing a database connection’ in WordPress can be a big headache for you, especially if it happens on its own without you change anything. If you have recently encountered this error in your WordPress, don’t panic at all. All you need to do is read this article until the end. I will provide you some exceptionally easy options to resolve this error. But before that let’s see what this error actually is. The ‘Error establishing a database connection means your site has no longer access to your database and for that reason, your website has gone down. It usually happens when a PHP code is unable to connect to your MySQL database. There can be many possible scenarios that can cause this error. Some of the common are: Corrupt Database-Anything which can cause your WP database to become corrupted The server which hosts your database is down-It generally happens when the server of your hosting company is unable to handle heavy traffic on your website. Inaccurate Login Credentials of your database- Many people don’t know but the database has separate login credentials (username & password). If for some reason those credentials
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