Before we created sub-domain "steel.newtrendz.com" for magento site. after completion of the site, we planned to move the

entire sub-domain site data "steel.newtrendz.com" to new main domain "steeloffcuts.co.nz". So we tried to transfer data from "steel.newtrendz.com" to "http://steeloffcuts.co.nz/". So we got Database error as follows

"magento SQLSTATE[42000] [1044] Access denied for user to Database"

After lot of frustration, we changed the name "steel.newtrendz.com" to "http://steeloffcuts.co.nz/" in

Configuration>web>Unsecure> base url and in Configuration>web>secure> base url .

Is everything fine. is there any problem with this related to sub-domain & main domain or something else?

Is something else i have to change?

let me know if you have any queries in the question?


  • Please check the site now i hope it is working fine steeloffcuts.co.nz Jul 16, 2014 at 12:41
  • Thanks for your reply. ya, it's working fine. but is there anything wrong i did as i mentioned in the question. Jul 16, 2014 at 12:43
  • No you did right , but you forgot to clear the cache Jul 16, 2014 at 12:45

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You need to update local.xml from the

app->etc folder

please specify the credentials you are using is it correct. hopt this will help you.

  • Thanks a lot for your suggestion. I just changed the name of the domain. I did't created any user , password, database and i did't copied my sub -domain data to main domain. I just renamed subdomain name to main domain in admin panel. Is evrything fine with this? Thanks. Jul 21, 2014 at 3:30

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