# 1 > Create user & database
Create a new user, the name you enter will be used in the config of database.php (array named $local), same for the password.
The host must be "localhost", select the rights you see fit to give.
Create a database. The name entered must be the same as in database.php, in the $local array.
->Select from Drop down Collation to 'utf8 general ci'