Tuesday, 2 July 2013

How To Install Wordpress On Your Web host

WordPress is famous for its ease of installation.The best part is that you have the ability to Install wordpress on your local computer or your web host.In this article,we will install WordPress on your web host,free and fast.
If you are not comfortable with renaming files, Steps 3 and 4 are optional and you can skip them as the install program will create the wp-config.php file for you.

1.Download and unzip the WordPress package if you haven't already.

2.Create a database for WordPress on your web server, as well as a MySQL user who has all privileges for accessing and modifying it.This is the database that will host all your wordprss pages,posts and related material.Make sure that you use a name and password that you wont forget just incase you loose your data and need to restore it.

3.Upload the WordPress files to the desired location on your web server:
          *.If you want to integrate WordPress into the root of your domain (e.g. http://mysite.com/), then upload all contents of the unzipped WordPress directory (excluding the WordPress directory itself) into the root directory of your web host.
          *.If you want to have your WordPress installation in its own sub directory on your web site (e.g. http://mysite/blogs/), create the blog directory on your server and upload the contents of the unzipped WordPress package to the directory via FTP.

4.Run the WordPress installation script by accessing the URL in a web browser. This should be the URL where you uploaded the WordPress script.
*.If you installed WordPress in the root directory, you should visit: http://mysite.com/
 *.If you installed WordPress in its own sub directory called blogs, for example, you should visit: http://mysite.com/blogs/

Congratulations!We have just installed WordPress.You can now start blogging.