Installing WordPress 18 articles

Permissions for WordPress Running on a VPS

Posted OnDec 3, 2013     CategoryInstalling WordPress     Comments No comment

In this article we’ll be discussing file and folder permissions for running WordPress on a VPS. For WordPress to successfully run on a VPS, permissions should be set to 755. If you’re having problems installing WordPress, uploading images, other media, plugins, or themes, then you need to check what PHP handler is being used. You […]

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WordPress Local Installation Overview

Posted OnDec 2, 2013     CategoryInstalling WordPress     Comments No comment

On this page, we will provide you with links to articles about installing WordPress on a local machine. How to Install WordPress on a Mac with MAMP How to Install WordPress on a Mac with DesktopServer How to Install WordPress on a Mac with the BitNami WordPress Stack How to Install WordPress on Almost Any […]

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How to Install WordPress on Almost Any Machine With the BitNami WordPress Virtual Machine

Posted OnDec 2, 2013     CategoryInstalling WordPress     Comments No comment

In this tutorial we’re going to show you how to install WordPress locally on nearly any machine with the BitNami WordPress Virtual Machine. Step 1) Download the WordPress VM. Note: you can download the regular WordPress VM or a MultiSite VM, available for either VirtualBox(free) or VMWare. For this tutorial we’ll be using VMWare Fusion. […]

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Running WordPress Locally with Vagrant

Posted OnDec 2, 2013     CategoryInstalling WordPress     Comments No comment

In this tutorial we’re going to show you how to run WordPress locally with Vagrant. Step 1) Download and install VirtualBox, it’s free and what will provide the layer that Vagrant runs on. Step 2) Download and install Vagrant. Step 2) Download Vagrantpress as a zip file, and extract it wherever you want. Step 3) […]

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How can I Enable Custom Permalinks in WordPress with WAMP?

In this guide we’ll be explaining how you can enable custom Permalinks on your WAMP powered WordPress install. How can I Enable Custom Permalinks in WordPress with WAMP? In WordPress, the default permalink is domain.com/?p=123, anything else is deemed custom, be it the day and name, month and name, numeric, or postname which is also […]

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How to Install WordPress on Windows with WAMP

Posted OnDec 2, 2013     CategoryInstalling WordPress     Comments No comment

In this tutorial we’ll be showing you how to install WordPress on Windows with WAMP. WAMP stands for Windows, Apache, MySQL, and PHP, with more specifically the AMP section being what we need to run WordPress. Step 1) Confirm you have the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable package installed as without this WAMP will not […]

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Installing WordPress on Linux

Posted OnNov 22, 2013     CategoryInstalling WordPress     Comments No comment

In this tutorial we’ll demonstrate how you can install WordPress on a computer running a Linux distribution. For this, you will need root access and will ideally have a degree of familiarity with the command line. We are also assuming that you do not have Apache, PHP, or MySQL installed, and will cover this accordingly. […]

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How to Install WordPress on a Mac with MAMP

Posted OnNov 21, 2013     CategoryInstalling WordPress     Comments No comment

This tutorial will cover the specifics of installing WordPress on a Mac with the MAMP Software. Step 1) Download and install MAMP, or MAMP Pro. Though the free version is generally fine for most people, if you need to run many local WordPress installations you may need to consider the paid version. Step 2) Open […]

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How do I install WordPress?

In this article, we’ll be discussing the ways in which you can install WordPress. How do I install WordPress? There are a few different ways that you can install WordPress, the ability to do each will depend on what Web Host you use, what you’re familiar with, and your technical ability. For the vast majority […]

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How to Install WordPress with CPanel

Posted OnNov 21, 2013     CategoryInstalling WordPress     Comments No comment

In this tutorial we’ll be demonstrating how you can install WordPress through CPanel, the industry standard amongst hosting providers. This tutorial assumes that you have an account with a hosting provider, and have your domain hosted with them. Further, we will be using Site5 Hosting for this demonstration. Step 1) Log in to your Account […]

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WordPress Hosting Requirements

Posted OnOct 24, 2013     CategoryInstalling WordPress     Comments No comment

The vast majority of web hosting providers run the required software on their servers to run WordPress. For WordPress version 3.2 and higher, the minimum requirements are as follows. PHP 5.2.4 MySQL 5.0.15 Apache module mod_rewrite for MultiSite WordPress can also be run on servers with Nginx but it is not configured to support this […]

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