Databases allow you to set up dynamic and powerful websites. The Microsoft SQL database is one of the most common database server types and is only available on a Windows hosting platform.

Follow these instructions to set up a database:

  1. 1. Log in to your Account Manager.
  2. 2. On the left side of the page, click Hosting Packages.
  3. 3. Click the Manage button beside the Hosting Package that you want to access.
  4. 4. On the Web Hosting Dashboard, scroll down to the Configurations section, then click the Database Manager icon.
  5. 5. Click the Microsoft SQL Server icon.
  6. 6. Click the Add button.
  7. 7. Complete the required information, then click OK.

You have created a new database and are returned to the Database Manager.

Note: We recommend that you enable database backups.