WordPress - Installing & Configuring

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How to Get a Domain Name for Your WordPress Blog

The first steps toward installing and setting up a WordPress blog are deciding on a domain name and then purchasing the registration of that name through a domain registrar. A [more…]

Managing Bandwidth and Disc Space on Your WordPress Blog

One thing you will need to consider in the early stages for your WordPress blog is a web-hosting service. Web-hosting services provide two very important things with your WordPress account: [more…]

Using FTP to Upload Content to Your WordPress Blog

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a method you can use for your WordPress blog to move files from one place to another — for example, from your computer to your web-hosting account. This method is referred [more…]

Setting up a MySQL Database for Your WordPress Blog

The WordPress software is a personal publishing system that uses a PHP-and-MySQL platform, which provides everything you need to create your own blog and publish your own content dynamically without having [more…]

How to Upload Your WordPress Files

To upload the WordPress files to your host, return to the folder on your computer where you unpacked the WordPress software that you downloaded earlier. You’ll find all the files you need in a folder called [more…]

How to Run Install Script in WordPress

The final step in the installation procedure for WordPress is connecting the WordPress software you uploaded to the MySQL database. Just follow these steps to run the WordPress Install Script: [more…]

Common WordPress Installation Problems

Having trouble installing WordPress? Don’t worry, many users have seen an error message when trying the installation process. Check out these common errors and solutions to fix your WordPress problems. [more…]

Web Host Basics for Your WordPress Blog

When you have registered your domain for your WordPress blog, you need to find a place for it to live: a web host. Web hosting is the second piece of the puzzle that you need before you begin working with [more…]

How to Get Help with Hosting WordPress

The popularity of WordPress has given birth to services on the web that emphasize the use of the software. These services include WordPress designers, WordPress consultants, and — yes — web hosts that [more…]


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