FIXED – Error: Error displaying the error page: Application Instantiation Error

Problem:
The following issues caused this error message to appear:

The database username in our configuration.php file does not match that of what is configured on our hosting account
The database password in our configuration.php file does not match what of what is configured on our hosting account
The database hostname in our configuration.php file could not be connected to
FIXED - Error: Error displaying the error page: Application Instantiation Error

Solution:
In your Joomla configuration.php file, ensure that your database username, password, and hostname match what is set / provided by your host. They will be defined in the following variables in your configuration.php file:

// database username goes here
public $user = ‘database-username’;
// database password goes here
public $password = ‘database-password’;
// database server name
public $host = ‘localhost’;

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