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Word Press Error "The file 'wp-config.php' already exists."

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by qqjackolantern, May 16, 2017.

  1. qqjackolantern

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    Hello everyone on BHW, my website is up for almost 2 months then suddenly today i get this :

    The file 'wp-config.php' already exists. If you need to reset any of the configuration items in this file, please delete it first. You may try installing now.

    I've never edit or touch the cpanel, i've already clean my browser cache, making new wp-config by deleting the old one but its still not working.

    Please help me thanks!
     
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    just based on what you posted here looks like a fresh copy of wordpress got loaded. I would remove the start up folder. Then check the config file and make sure the right settings are in for your database. Then I would check the database and make sure all your content is there.
     
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    i see okay let me take a look thanks for the info
     
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    I'm assuming you're looking for the wp-config in the server folder where wp is being installed. I don't think its a browser error, you won't get that error unless that file exists on the server. delete it and tryinstalling wp again, if you don't want to dele it, rename it to wp-config.bak