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WordPress All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Lisa Sabin-Wilson

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Chapter 4: Installing WordPress on Your Web Server

In This Chapter

arrow.png Installing WordPress via Fantastico

arrow.png Manually installing WordPress

arrow.png 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.)

remember.eps Before you can install WordPress, you need to complete the following tasks:

check Purchase the domain name registration for your account (Chapter ...

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