Create a Professional Blog with WordPress: Chapter 2 Installing Wordpress

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Create a Professional Blog with WordPress: Chapter 2 Installing Wordpress

  1. 1. Create a Professional Blog with WordPress Chapter 2: Installing Wordpress Atit Patumvan Faculty of Management and Information Sciences Naresuan UniversityFriday, June 17, 2011
  2. 2. 2 Installing WordPress • To install WordPress • Using Automated Script Service • www.godaddy.com • www.threemonkeyhost.com • Installing Wordpress Manually • Domain Name • Hosting with FTP access • PHP (version 4.4 or higher) • MySQL (version 4.1.2 or higher)Friday, June 17, 2011
  3. 3. 3 The History of WordPress • Original from b2 • In Early 2003, Enhanced and rebranded by Matt Mullenweg • In August 2006, 1 million downloads • In 2007, 3 million downloadsFriday, June 17, 2011
  4. 4. 4 Installing WordPress Manually • Downloading the software from WordPress.org • Unpacking the Software • Uploading Your Files • Create the Database • Running Install ScriptFriday, June 17, 2011
  5. 5. 5 Download Wordpress • To download WordPress, visit http://www.wordpress.org/download • Click the “Download WordPress” buttonFriday, June 17, 2011
  6. 6. 6 Unpacking the Software • Windows: Right-click on the file and select “Extract Here” menuFriday, June 17, 2011
  7. 7. 7 Copying WordPress File to Your Site • Start FileZilla • Click File and Select Site Manager • In the windows that open, click on the New Site button and add name of your site • On the right side, enter the information provided to your host • Change the Logontype: to Normal and specify your host username and password • Click OK or Connect button • Copy your Wordpress files to hostFriday, June 17, 2011
  8. 8. 8 Creating a new site to transfer filesFriday, June 17, 2011
  9. 9. 9 Copying WordPress Files to HostFriday, June 17, 2011
  10. 10. 10 Creating the Database • Required Database Information for WordPress • Server address • Database name • User name • PasswordFriday, June 17, 2011
  11. 11. 11 Example: Database Informations • Server address • Database name • User name • PasswordFriday, June 17, 2011
  12. 12. 12 Running the Install Script • Point your web browser to your blogʼs URL • Click “Create a Configuration File” buttonFriday, June 17, 2011
  13. 13. 13 Running the Install Script • Gather the database information • Database name • Database username • Database password • Database host • Table prefix • Click “Letʼs Go” buttonFriday, June 17, 2011
  14. 14. 14 Running the Install Script • Enter your database credentials • Click ʻsubmitʼ buttonFriday, June 17, 2011
  15. 15. 15 Running the Install Script • Now WordPress has all the information it needs to proceed. • Click ʻRun the installʼ buttonFriday, June 17, 2011
  16. 16. 16 Running the Install Script • Enter your blog information • Site Title • Username • Password • E-mail • Click ʻRun the installʼ buttonFriday, June 17, 2011
  17. 17. 17 Running the Install Script • You are taken to the final screen • Click ʻLoginʼ buttonFriday, June 17, 2011
  18. 18. 18 Running the Install Script • At the login screen, put in your username and password • Click ʻLoginʼ buttonFriday, June 17, 2011
  19. 19. 19 Try To Install Your BlogFriday, June 17, 2011

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