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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Wordpress installation Linux Mint

4:17 PM Posted by wardah kaddihani , , , No comments

Pre-requisite
  • apache
  • mySQL
  • phpmyadmin
  • ftp
  • wordpress [download]

Wordpress Installation
1. unzip wordpress-x.y.zip
2. put it in your directory with write permission for other user

   sudo find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;
   sudo find . -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;


3. make a link to it in your http root directory /var/www or elsewhere

   sudo ln -s /full/path/to/wp_dir/ /var/www/wp_site
   
4. launch phpmyadmin in your browser
5. create new database for wordpress and a user account for it
6. launch localhost/wp_site in your browser
7. set up a configuration file just follow the steps
8. change write permission for wp-config.php

   sudo chmod 600 wp-config.php



Uploading Plugins and Themes
1. install new theme in appearance > theme > install theme > upload [the theme]
2. install plugin in plugin > add new > upload [the framework]
3. uploading Plugins and Themes require your user and password.
4. change wp-content write permission if you experience uploading failure and write permission error

   sudo chmod -R 747 wp-content/


References
[1] codex.wordpress

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