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   - (Optional) Find and rename wp-config-sample.php to wp-config.php,​ then edit the file (see Editing wp-config.php) and add your database information.   - (Optional) Find and rename wp-config-sample.php to wp-config.php,​ then edit the file (see Editing wp-config.php) and add your database information.
   - Upload the WordPress files to the desired location on your web server:   - Upload the WordPress files to the desired location on your web server:
-    * Unordered List ItemIf ​you want to integrate WordPress into the root of your domain (e.g. http://​example.com/​),​ move or upload all contents of the unzipped WordPress directory (excluding the WordPress directory itself) into the root directory of your web server.+    * If you want to integrate WordPress into the root of your domain (e.g. http://​example.com/​),​ move or upload all contents of the unzipped WordPress directory (excluding the WordPress directory itself) into the root directory of your web server.
     * If you want to have your WordPress installation in its own subdirectory on your website (e.g. http://​example.com/​blog/​),​ create the blog directory on your server and upload the contents of the unzipped WordPress package to the directory via FTP.     * If you want to have your WordPress installation in its own subdirectory on your website (e.g. http://​example.com/​blog/​),​ create the blog directory on your server and upload the contents of the unzipped WordPress package to the directory via FTP.
     * **//​Note//​**:​ If your FTP client has an option to convert file names to lower case, make sure it's disabled.     * **//​Note//​**:​ If your FTP client has an option to convert file names to lower case, make sure it's disabled.
 +    * You can learn more about the differences between FTP and SFTP [[general:​what-is-the-difference-between-ftp-and-sftp|here]].
 +    * If you prefer to use SFTP you can learn how to configure FileZilla for that protocol [[software:​how-can-i-configure-filezilla-to-upload-files-via-sftp|here]].
   - Run the WordPress installation script by accessing the URL in a web browser. This should be the URL where you uploaded the WordPress files.   - Run the WordPress installation script by accessing the URL in a web browser. This should be the URL where you uploaded the WordPress files.
     * If you installed WordPress in the root directory, you should visit: http://​example.com/​     * If you installed WordPress in the root directory, you should visit: http://​example.com/​
cms/installing-wordpress.txt · Last modified: 2016/10/26 15:48 by mscherf