When I create a new wordpress database, do I need to create a new table and what do I enter?

Emmanuel April 4, 2010
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Dear Jeffry,

thank you for your texts. I like your style of writing; short and clear. I do agree with your opinion that experience is good teacher. Therefore, I tried to build my own local wordpress blog. However, I did not succeed yet and as you wrote “if you have any problems, leave a comment and we’ll see if we can help”. I send you my question.

Question Re: How To Install WordPress Blog Locally On Your PC

In the “Create New Database”-box, I put “wordpress”, and then clicked “Create”. So far, so good, but then I was asked: “Create new table on database wordpress”
Name: ………
Number of fields: ………

What and do I have to fill in?

Waiting for your answer,
Emmanuel.

  1. Swapan Pradhan
    January 28, 2011 at 10:16 pm

    The installer does the needful process, i don't think create tables come across from anyway.
    Right me if i am wrong.

  2. Taty
    April 11, 2010 at 7:32 am

    Yes, I am a bit puzzled as to why it has asked you to create tables too. You should be able to create a database without specifying the tables.

  3. Aibek
    April 10, 2010 at 11:21 am

    Yes, WordPress auto installer should handle installation for you automatically but as far as I am aware it shouldn't ask you to create tables (name, fields etc). I have installed WordPress several times and never remeber seeing anything like that.

    Could you take a screenshot of the screen and share it with us here.

  4. Anonymous
    April 5, 2010 at 2:56 pm

    I agree; you don't have to fill in anything, WordPress will do that for you in the next step.

  5. Anonymous
    April 4, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    Hi Emmanuel,

    Jeffry's here.

    About your question, you don't have to fill in anything. Let WordPress do that. Just continue to the next step of installing WordPress.