Your configuration file contains your database username and password, so it’s important to keep this file secure. If you are installing WordPress in your web root directory (such as
public_html), you can move your
wp-config.php file to the parent directory — one that isn’t readable from a browser — without changing any settings. WordPress will automatically recognize the file’s new location.
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