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How to install WordPress via FTP

How to install Wordpress via FTP

STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL ON HOW TO INSTALL WORDPRESS VIA FTP:

EASY WAY ON HOW TO INSTALL WORDPRESS VIA FTP

 

HOW TO INSTALL WORDPRESS VIA FTP: PLEASE PREPARE THE FOLLOWING

1. Web hosting Account (Access) Details
2. FTP Client (You can use FileZilla) –It’s a desktop program that enables us to access, copy or transfer files from our computer to the web server or vice versa. To download FileZilla (FREE) please click this HERE
3. Web Browser (Firefox and safari are better for they support almost all of the advance features of WordPress)

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE ON HOW TO INSTALL WORDPRESS VIA FTP:

1. Create a database in web server for wordpress.
2. login to your web hosting control panel > click mySQL database
3. Create New Database> create new
MySQL user > PLEASE TAKE NOTE ALL THE DATABASE NAME, USERNAME AND PASSWORD > Add user to the database*and make sure that the user has all the privileges >
4. Download the latest version of WordPress: Download it HERE:
5. Save the zip folder to your computer
6. When downloading is complete, locate the downloaded zip file > right click the folder and click “extract” (The result is a folder containing all the necessary files of the WordPress Software.
7. From the list of files, locate and open “wp-config-sample.php” file > open it using notepad, do not open it via word doc for you will mess up the file.
8. Rename the file by saving it as wp-config.php > when done locate the MySQL setting and replace it with the database name, username and password which you created earlier to get access to the server> change the database prefix to make the website more secured. Delete the wp_ portion and type anything else> save the file >
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// ** MySQL settings – You can get this info from your web host ** //
/** The name of the database for WordPress */
define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘database_name_here’);

/** MySQL database username */
define(‘DB_USER’, ‘username_here’);

/** MySQL database password */
define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘password_here’);

CONT. HOW TO INSTALL WORDPRESS VIA FTP

9.  Upload the files to the server using FileZilla
10. Look for the worpdress file in your hardrive (left part of filezilla) and enter the access details of the webhost to connect to the web server (the right part is the directory of web server)
11. Make sure to upload the wordpress file to the right folder (web server)> click ctrl+ A (to select all the wordpress files in your computer and drag it to the right side or towards the webserver.
12. Load up your website (url) on the web browser>  you should see the wordpress install screen > fill up the details such as site title, username and password  (please take note of the log in details) email etc.. >

and voila you just learned how to install wordpress via FTP!
The previous blank page is now replaced with wordpress website. Now you are ready to publish your web content to the world!
How to install WordPress via FTP
 

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How to install WordPress via FTP was last modified: May 25th, 2016 by Joyful Mommy

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