I'm swapping hosts and am trying to migrate an old Joomla 1.5 website that works well on the current host.
As far as I can work out, all I needed to do was to copy all the Joomla files, export then import the DB, and finally modify the configuration.php file to suit the new host's parameters (DB name, login and password).
Having done all of the above, I initially got a blank screen. I then changed the new host's PHP version from 7 back down to 5.4 (same as old host) and I'm now getting the following message:
Could someone please confirm the DB password parameter in the configuration.php file? Is it this one near the end of the file?Database Error: Unable to connect to the database:Could not connect to MySQL
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var $password = '