Chapter 4: Installing WordPress on Your Web Server
In This Chapter
Installing WordPress via Fantastico
Manually installing WordPress
Running installation scripts
This chapter takes you through two installation methods for WordPress — an automatic, one-click installation with the Fantastico script installer, which is available from your web hosting provider, and a manual installation.
I also show you how to set up a MySQL database by using the cPanel web hosting management interface. By the time you’re done reading this chapter, you’ll be logged in to and looking at your brand-spanking-new WordPress Dashboard, ready to start publishing content right away. (If you already have WordPress installed, go ahead and skip to Chapter 5 in this minibook, which contains great information about configuring WordPress for optimum performance and security.)
Purchase the domain name registration for your account (Chapter ...