Having your own custom website is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have online, but from time to time, it can also throw seemingly random errors at you for no apparent reason. One of the more perplexing errors is MySQL error #1142 “INSERT command denied to user”. Unlike other errors, this particular issue can pop up in almost all content management systems, in phpMyAdmin, and even in code that you have written yourself. In this article, we will learn what causes the #1142 error and we will go over the possible solutions to this issue.

What Is Causing MySQL Error #1142 “INSERT Command Denied to User”?

As the error message ”INSERT command denied to user” suggests, the root problem is that the INSERT command fails. The INSERT command is used to add new information to your MySQL database. So, you can potentially run into this problem whenever you update your website with new information or when you try to manually insert new data into your database.

Since this is a database-related issue, it can pop up on any website that uses a database to store information. The issue can affect everything from world-renowned content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal, to small PHP websites that you may have coded yourself.