This how to install Wordpress guide will show you how to install Wordpress in minutes.
Wordpress is a content management system (CMS) that you can use in your website to create and publish contents to the world wide web. Wordpress falls into the category of similar (CMS) like Mambo and Joomla, they both have alot in common.
You can download Wordpress from the Wordpress website and install it into any machine running Windows/Unix, Apache, PHP and Mysql. All webservers have these programs installed so there is no need to worry weather Wordpress will run.
What you will need is an FTP Client and a Text Editor. for an FTP client you can use Filezilla or any other FTP Client program you are used. You can use
- Download and unzip the WordPress package if you have not done that already.
- Log in to your control panel and create a database for Wordpress, as well as a MySQL user who has all privileges for accessing and modifying the Mysql Database.
- Rename the wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php.
- Open wp-config.php in your text editor and fill in your database details as explained in Editing wp-config.php to generate and use your secret key password.
- Upload the WordPress files in the desired location on your web server:
In the case whre you want your Wordpress installation in its own subdirectory (e.g http://yoursite.com/blog/), you can create blog directory on your server and upload Wordpress to the subdirectory via FTP.
Run the WordPress installation script by accessing http://yoursite.com/wp-admin/install.php in a web browser.
If in any case you installed WordPress in the root directory, you should access your site by typing the following url: http://yoursite.com/wp-admin/install.php into your browser
If you installed WordPress in its own subdirectory called blog, for example, you should visit: http://yoursite.com/blog/wp-admin/install.php
That's it! Your WordPress website should now be installed and ready to rock.
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