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  1. goseek12
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Ugh im so frustrated. Im not sure what Im going wrong. I followed everything step by step. I am at the Run the Install Script step but when I go to http://le-sigh.com/wp-admin/install.php, I get a 404 error.

    I put the whole wordpress folder into my /public_html/ folder (root folder) that part is right, no? Am I not supposed to put the whole folder in? If not, then which files?

    Everything else is looking good. My wp-config.php looks like this:

    // ** MySQL settings ** //
    define('DB_NAME', 'wordpress'); // goseek12_wordpress
    define('DB_USER', 'username'); // goseek12_word
    define('DB_PASSWORD', 'password'); // press
    define('DB_HOST', 'localhost'); // localhost

    // Change the prefix if you want to have multiple blogs in a single database.
    $table_prefix = 'wp_'; // example: 'wp_' or 'b2' or 'mylogin_'

    // Change this to localize WordPress. A corresponding MO file for the
    // chosen language must be installed to wp-includes/languages.
    // For example, install de.mo to wp-includes/languages and set WPLANG to 'de'
    // to enable German language support.
    define ('WPLANG', '');

    /* Stop editing */

    define('ABSPATH', dirname(__FILE__).'/');

    Im pretty sure my database is running. This is what it reads:
    Users in wordpress
    goseek12_word (Privileges: ALL PRIVILEGES)

    Connection Strings
    Perl $dbh = DBI->connect("DBI:mysql:goseek12_wordpress:localhost","goseek12_word","<PASSWORD HERE>");
    PHP $dbh=mysql_connect ("localhost", "goseek12_word", "<PASSWORD HERE>") or die ('I cannot connect to the database because: ' . mysql_error());
    mysql_select_db ("goseek12_wordpress");

    Is something wrong?

    If someone can help me Id realllly realllly appreciate it. Get a hold of me on aim- 'viciouspy' or email me at spybabygirl@yahoo.com

    Please, someone, ive been working on this all nite with no luck!

    Thanx so much!

  2. RustIndy
    Posted 8 years ago #

    OK, first of all, you uploaded WP into a folder named /wordpress, so the address for installation needs to be http://le-sigh.com/wordpress/wp-admin/install.php. Second, you also need to rename the wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php and make sure it's in that folder as well. If you go to http://le-sigh.com/wordpress/ and see a link to install.php, then it's fine. Currently, it's complaining that it can't find wp-config.php.

  3. moshu
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Somewhere in the instructions it says clearly: if you want your blog at the root, upload all the files BUT the wordpress folder. Your blog is here:

  4. syrupcore
    Posted 8 years ago #

    all night is only 10 minutes in wordpress years. :)

  5. goseek12
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Ok, when I go to http://le-sigh.com/wordpress/wp-admin/install.php

    I get this:
    There doesn't seem to be a wp-config.php file. I need this before we can get started. Need more help? We got it. You can create a wp-config.php file through a web interface, but this doesn't work for all server setups. The safest way is to manually create the file.

    Should I just do it all over again the right way? I didnt know that directory meant the wordpress folder.

  6. moshu
    Posted 8 years ago #

    If you want it in the root -
    delete everything,
    upload the files and folders in the tight place
    and start the install

  7. goseek12
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Ok, well its working now but if I want it in the root will I have to do it all over the right way or can I just leave it like this since its working now?

  8. goseek12
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Ok, I did it all over again but now Im getting this error:
    Error establishing a database connection
    This either means that the username and password

    Im pretty sure everything is right so I have no clue what the problem is.

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