WordPress Installation

Hi everyone,

This blog is about wordpress for the beginners,

WordPress is an open source blogging tool based on PHP. At first it was just started for blogs but now it also contains Content Management System(CMS) which is based on MySQL. Its a very useful source because a normal people also can make their own blogs by using this wordpress,its a user friendly project for us.

WordPress has some interesting features plugin architecture, widgets, themes, templates, integrated link management; a search engine–friendly, multiple categories to articles, support for tagging of posts and articles. Automatic filters are also included, providing standardized formatting and styling of text in articles.

So that its very simple to work on it ..

let see,

how to install a WordPress manually,

  • Step 1 : Download the WordPress from the official site of WordPress (https://wordpress.org/download/)
  • step 2 : Upload the WordPress into your server
  • step 3 : Create a MySQL database to WordPress
  • step 4 : Connect the database to your WordPress

These are the steps used to install the WordPress, let see this step by step

Step 1 : Download the WordPress from the official site of WordPress

To work on a WordPress then download the WordPress from its Official site here https://wordpress.org/download/.
once you click the download button, the WordPress packages(.zip file) will be downloaded then extract the file and upload it into your server.

Step 2 : Upload the WordPress into your server

Now we need to upload the WordPress files and folders in your web server.
this can be achieved by two ways,
1.Using Filezilla or
2.Using Cpanel

if you want WordPress is the main installation for your whole domain and then upload the extracted wordpress files in public_html.

or

if you want WordPress is a part of your domain then upload the extracted files in public_html/blog.

Using FileZilla

  • open the filezilla, select the sitemanager and connect it to your server.
  • Double click the Public_html and upload the extracted wordpress files.
  • Using Cpanel

  • Log into the cpanel
  • Select FileManager
  • upload the extracted WordPress files and folders
  • step 3 : Create a MySQL database to WordPress

  • Log into the cpanel
  • Select MySQLwizard

  • Create New database

  • Create Username and Password for the database

  • Add user to the database

  • Complete the task

  • step 4 : Connect the database to your WordPress

  • After successfully creating the database, log into wodpress using http://www.domainname.com/wp-admin
    or http://www.domainname.com/blog/wp-admin

  • Create a Configuration file

  • Before geting started, need to give database information

  • WordPress checks the database information and then allow you to click Run the install



  • Next, we need to create a login details for WordPress and click install WordPress

  • Log into the WordPress

  • Enter Username and Password then Click Log In



  • Thus, we have successfully installed.
    Now the WordPress is ready for you ,you can start to post in it .

    Thanks for the reading.


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