How to install WordPress

Here is a guide how to install WordPress quick and easy in a few steps.

  1. Download the latest version of WordPress
  2. Create a new database and a MySQL user on your server
  3. Unzip the folder with the latest WordPress version
  4. Rename the wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php
  5. Open the file wp-config.php with your editor
  6. Search for these lines:
    // ** MySQL settings – You can get this info from your web host ** //
    /** The name of the database for WordPress */
    define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘database_name_here‘);/** MySQL database username */
    define(‘DB_USER’, ‘username_here‘);/** MySQL database password */
    define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘password_here‘);
  7. Enter the database nameusername and password (you’ve created them on step 2). Pay attention that the only thing that need to be changed is with a bold text above!
  8. Save your changes to wp-config.php
  9. Upload all the files in your wordpress folder on your server
  10. Open a browser and just type
And that’s all! If there’s any problems feel free to ask. I’ll write a detailed tutorial soon.

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