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  1. QZZ
    Member
    Posted 7 months ago #

    HI, I am trying to install the wordpress. I am reading "read me", and there are two points:
    on readme it says: If for some reason this doesn’t work, don’t worry. It doesn’t work on all web hosts. Open up wp-config-sample.php with a text editor like WordPad or similar and fill in your database connection details.
    Save the file as wp-config.php and upload it.

    two points i dont understand:1. the database connection, is it just username and password i need to fill in?
    2. where can I upload the file?

  2. Hardeep Asrani
    Member
    Posted 7 months ago #

    This tutorial will guide you through how to install WordPress: http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress

  3. chaturaka
    Member
    Posted 7 months ago #

    1.First you have to create a database.As you know this database has a username and password.Use this details and replace the default details in
    wp-config-sample.php file using the above mentioned text editors.Once you have done this save this file as wp-config.php.

    2.Go to your wordpress folder and upload this file using cpanel upload tab.If your website is in localhost paste this file in the wordpress folder.

  4. QZZ
    Member
    Posted 6 months ago #

    Hi Chturaka,
    the problem is, where is my wordpress folder? and what is c-panel upload tab?

  5. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 6 months ago #

    Have you read Installing_WordPress?

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