Installing WordPress in 5-Steps

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Computer Presentation given at NYU; Installing WordPress and Backup/Restore Processes

Computer Presentation given at NYU; Installing WordPress and Backup/Restore Processes

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  • 1. Installing WordPress in 5 Steps New York Amateur Computer Club meeting Date: March 8, 2012 Location: NYU Presentation by Richard Cashin
  • 2. Installing WordPress in 5 Steps Overview: Hosted Installation Backing up files & database
  • 3. Installing WordPress in 5 Steps Chart: Dependencies Driving WordPress WordPress PHP MySQL Web Server Operating System
  • 4. Installing WordPress in 5 StepsInstructions on the WordPress.orgweb site: Step 1: Download and extract Step 2: Create the database and a user Step 3: Set-up wp-config.php Step 4: Upload the files Step 5: Run the Install Script
  • 5. Installing WordPress in 5 StepsInstall to Web Hosting Server:Step 1: Download and Extract Download WordPress from wordpress.org Extract folder in the same locationStep 2: Create Database and a User Sign-up for a free 000webhost account Sign-in and navigate to MySQL Fill-in the database values and maintain a record of the information
  • 6. Installing WordPress in 5 StepsInstall to Web Hosting Server (Contd):Step 3: Set-up WP-CONFIG.PHP File Take a copy of the wp-config-sample.php file and rename it to wp-config.php Edit wp-config to receive the MySQL values Save and close the fileStep 4: Upload the Files View the FTP details in cPanel Use FTP client to upload WordPress files
  • 7. Installing WordPress in 5 StepsInstall to Web Hosting Server (Contd)Step 5: Run the Install Script Browse to the installation script http://{domain}/wp-admin/install.php Install WordPress To log in to WordPress go to: http://{domain}/wp-admin
  • 8. Installing WordPress in 5 StepsBackup Your Web SiteRegularly!What should be backed up? WordPress files and folders MySQL database
  • 9. Installing WordPress in 5 StepsBackup ... (Contd)Backup Process Download the files and folders your computer Using phpMyAdmin export the MySQL database to your computer
  • 10. Installing WordPress in 5 StepsRestore Your DataRestore Process Upload the files and folders stored on your computer Using phpMyAdmin import the MySQL database stored on your computer
  • 11. Installing WordPress in 5 StepsRestore ... (Contd)Important to keep a goodrestore process Automated Restore via Hosting Provider Manual Restore Periodic Tests to ensure its working
  • 12. Installing WordPress in 5 StepsQuestions & CommentsPresentation by RichardCashinFollow via Twitter:@RichardCashinLinkedin Profile:www.linkedin.com/in/rdcashin