Installing wordpress

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Installing Wordpress on a remote web server

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  • Installing Wordpress on your remote web server 4 main steps are: 1. Download the Wordpress install package, unzip and upload to your web server using an FTP client 2. Create a new MySql database 3. Edit the wp-cong.php le 4. Create an administrator account and start using wordpress!
  • 1. Install the Wordpress package
  • Extract
  • Upload to web server
  • 2. Create the Database When you set up your web hosting, you should have been given a url and login details to a web hosting control panel, such as cPanel. This interface will allow you to create and manage MySql databases (if youre lucky, they might even have a 1-step automated Wordpress install feature).
  • PHPMyAdmin A common web interface for administering databases If your hosting doesnt have a database setup wizard you can set up the database with this PHPMyAdmin is what you will need to use if you are using the CIF hosting
  • 3. Edit the wp-cong.php le The wordpress directory you uploaded to your web server will contain a le called wp-cong-sample.php. You need to edit this le and then re-upload it to your server with the name wp-cong.php (lose the -sample part).
  • 4. Create an administrator account for your wordpress site
  • Wordpress interfaces Wordpress interfaces can be divided into the admin interfaces and the public interfaces. We might also refer to these as the backend and frontend interfaces respectively.
  • Admin/Backend Interface
  • Admin/Backend Interface This is where you do all your Content Management editing posts, moderating comments, installing plugins and themes, managing user accounts etc. requires a login which you setup during installation. accessible at
  • Public/Frontend Interface
  • Public/Frontend Interface This is what visitors to the site will see when they go to your url. You will want to check what the site looks like after making changes to the appearance or the content.