What hostname should be used to call out a database from a script? Scott Devaney February 13, 2018 21:12 Follow The hostname for connecting to a database can be found by logging into the control panel. Also be sure to check that you are using the correct “database name”, “username” and “password”. Related articles How to obtain SFTP access? How much are additional databases and how do you add one? What is MariaDB and how does it differ from MySQL? How to cache database queries in Managed WordPress? How do you access the control panel? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.