installation directory? (4 posts)

  1. jpettit
    Posted 11 years ago #

    i've seen the info in the documentation regarding changing WordPress to show in root:

    i would like to have my weblog show in the root as well. i currently have 1.2.1 installed and running in http://www.domain.com/wordpress. Other than the obvious (separating WP into separate directory), why do i care, or need to have WP installed in /wordpress?
    Could i just have installed into the root? Why should i/shouldn't i do that?

  2. James Huff
    Support Team Rep.
    Posted 11 years ago #

    You don't have to install it in /wordpress/. You can install it into any directory.

  3. jpettit
    Posted 11 years ago #

    but is there any reasons for doing this, or against doing it?

  4. NuclearMoose
    Posted 11 years ago #

    It's all just personal preference. On some sites, I have it in subdirectories, while others are in the root.

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