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So many problems (2 posts)

  1. Irrelevant
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Such poor documentation. I know it's hard to write beginner documents. I do. But here's some advice. Take someone who knows NOTHING. And I mean truly nothing, about web design, or computers in general. And tell them to install it. Then, make sure your documentation answers every single quesiton they have.

    So, I installed the thing using a one-click, but, have NO idea how to access it. I'm on c-panel. All the files are there. Now what? I genuinely don't know. I FINALLY sorted out that I should try the site/wp/wp-login address, and got a login page that then didn't work.

    None of this seems to be addressed in the install/getting started documentation. No "Now that it's installed, your next step is this!" it just jumps straight into "Now go login and get started. You're logged in? Cool, do this"

    There's some intervening bloody steps. It's telling me I don't have permission to access any of the WP stuff on my site. I haven't the faintest idea how to change that. I'm sure I'm not the first person to run into this.

    I guess what I want to ask is:
    a) How do I make this accessible?
    b) How do I set my blog's URL? (That's literally the only thing I need right now, is to get ahold of the URL. All other setup can wait, but, I can't even do this)
    c) Who do I talk to about making the documentation usable? I mean sure hopefully someone will answer my questions for me, but, badly written manuals are basically the most frustrating thing on the planet.

    Thanks in advance.

  2. govpatel
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    If you used one click install in cpanel then you should have working wordpress if you followed and assigned a admin user name and password when you installed.
    Normally you go to http://domainname/wp-admin to login

    How do I set my blog's URL? (That's literally the only thing I need right now, is to get ahold of the URL. All other setup can wait, but, I can't even do this)

    You blog urls are set when you installed using one click you must have told the one click install program where you want to install wordppress.

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