Installing wordpress

1. First things first download the software http://wordpress.org/download/
2. Extract the files to your root folder for your blog.
3. Rename the wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php.
4. Edit the wp-config.php file
// ** MySQL settings – You can get this info from your web host ** //
/** The name of the database for WordPress */
define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘‘);
/** MySQL database username */
define(‘DB_USER’, ‘‘);
/** MySQL database password */
define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘‘);
/** MySQL hostname */
define(‘DB_HOST’, ‘:3306′);
2. You will need to make sure mySql is downloaded and installed http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/
3. Open the mysql console and type the following

  • CREATE DATABASE ;
  • GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON .* TO @
  • IDENTIFIED BY ““;
  • FLUSH PRIVILEGES
  • EXIT
  • 10. Open a web browser to http://yourBlog.com/blog/wp-admin/install.php
    11. That’s it you’re finished installing.

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