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TechNote: 9-WordPress Install – WordPress 2-7-1 Setup–Part II

TechNote 9 addresses Part II of the install of WordPress 2.7.1 on XP Pro SP. WordPress 2.8.x [now 3.x] has been released and I will update my site (and this post and doc) in due course but the procedures are essentially the same. Click on the PDF Link for the full content of the post. [Note: originally published 11/24/09, republished to replace corrupted version.] … Click on the title to read more. [...]

TechNote: 8-WordPress Install – WordPress 2-7-1 Setup–Part I

TechNote 8 addresses Part 1 of the install of WordPress 2.7.1 on XP Pro SP3. WordPress 2.8.x [now 3.x] has been released and I will update my site (and this post and doc) in due course but the procedures are essentially the same. Click on the PDF Link for the full content of the post. [Note: originally published 11/24/09 republished to replace corrupted version.] … Click on the title to read more. [...]

TechNote: 7-WordPress Install – MySQL Database And User Setup

The final step before installing WordPress, and any template you are using, is to setup MySQL so that WordPress can “talk to” its database via its user. Click on the PDF Link for the full content of the post. … Click on the title to read more. [...]

TechNote: 6-WordPress Install – IIS 5-1 Adding A Virtual Directory

TechNote 6 in the WordPress installation and setup series reviews setting up a virtual IIS 5.1 directory. Click on the PDF Link for the full content of the post. … Click on the title to read more. [...]

TechNote: 5b-WordPress Install – IIS 5-1 PHP 5-2-x phpinfo Tests

For several days I have been unsure if I had installed PHP correctly, or not, because, one of the tests after installing PHP is to run phpinfo( ) and verify the results. Everything looked fine except the value for “Configuration File Path”. No matter what I did it reported back as: “C:WINDOWS”. This TechNote explores and resolves that issue. Click on the PDF Link for the full content of the post. … Click on the title to read more. [...]

TechNote: 5a-WordPress Install – PHP 5-2-x Setup

TechNote 5a in the WordPress installation and setup series reviews setting up PHP 5.2.x in an XP SP3 environment using IIS 5.1. Click on the PDF Link for the full content of the post. … Click on the title to read more. [...]

TechNote 4: WordPress Install – MySQL Admin-WorkBench Setup

TechNote 4 in the WordPress installation and setup series reviews the procedures for setting up 5.x of MySQL Administrator and Workbench, and also touches on the MySQL Migration Toolkit. … Click on the title to read more. [...]

TechNote 3: WordPress Install – MySQL 5.1.x Setup

TechNote 3 addresses the setup of MySQL 5.1 Database Server on an XP Pro SP3 desktop environment. It has been extremely difficult to find data on setting up WordPress for my development environment (versus a Host server); except as regards MySQL. In this case, the data has been so voluminous I had a hard time keeping track of it all. … Click on the title to read more. [...]

TechNote 2: WordPress Install – FileZilla 3.2.4.1 Setup

If you are developing a web-site on your local desktop, or at a location other than on your Host server, you will need FileZilla (or equivalent) to move files back and forth. FileZilla is the most common free File Transfer Protocol (FTP) utility, though there are others. … Click on the title to read more. [...]

TechNote 1: WordPress Install – IIS 5.1 MMC 3.0 Install-Setup

There are plenty of articles and forums describing how to work with Apache (via an Xampp install, etc). However, if you are running XP Pro and want to use IIS 5.1 (the highest version available for XP Pro) in setting up your development WordPress web-site, you are mostly out of luck. This TechNote is the first in a series that will show you how to setup and configure a website on your desktop. … Click on the title to read more. [...]