Installing WordPress - WordCampPHX

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January 18, 2013

Installing WordPress - WordCampPHX

Installing WordPress, a 45-minute seminar presented by Sé Reed at WordCamp Phoenix 2013.

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Sé Reed

January 18, 2013
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  1. Sé Reed @sereedmedia WordPress101 Installing WordPress

  2. ‣Open source software ‣Based on MySQL ‣ MySQL version 5.0.15

    or greater ‣Written in PHP ‣ PHP version 5.2.4 or greater
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  4. MySQL

  5. PHP

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  7. ‣Pre-installed ‣ Managed hosting ‣Quick install ‣Manual install

  8. Quick Install

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  17. Manual Install

  18. codex.wordpress.org

  19. codex.wordpress.org/ Installing_WordPress

  20. The Famous 5-Minute Install

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  23. The Totally Not Famous 5-Step Install

  24. 1. Download and unzip WordPress 2. Create a MySQL database

    and user 3. Upload WordPress to your server 4. Create the wp-config file a. automatically b. manually 5. Run the installer
  25. 1. Download and unzip WordPress

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  29. 2. Create a MySQL database and user

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  36. ‣Database name ‣Username ‣Password ‣Hostname ‣ localhost ‣ p50mysql123.secureserver.net

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  39. ‣Database name ‣Username ‣Password ‣Hostname ‣ localhost ‣ p50mysql123.secureserver.net

  40. 3. Upload WordPress to your server (via FTP)

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  45. 4. Create the wp-config

  46. 4a. Create the wp-config (automattically)

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  52. 4b. Create the wp-config (manually)

  53. wp-config-sample.php wp-config.php

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  64. 5. Run the installer

  65. yourdomain.com/ wp-admin/install.php

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  74. Three WordPress Tips!

  75. 3. Be patient ‣ You don't have to be an

    expert on your first day. ‣ It's okay to do it the easy way.
  76. 2. Keep it light ‣ Too many plugins or theme

    features can break or slow down your site (and your motivation).
  77. 1. Add content! ‣ Content is the ONLY reason people

    visit your site *AND the best way to help them find it.
  78. Sé Reed @sereedmedia WordPress101 Installing WordPress