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  1. carapalida
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    i am a total noob into all this... but i managed to understand a lot of things so far...BUT... i came accross an error message when installing wordpress... i am guessing the problem has to do with my "wp-config.php" file... but i just can't figured this out. i have spent 3 hours already redoing this file and still... bellow is the error i get. oh, and i am trying to run/host this wordpress using the free 25mb personal webspace that i get from comcast. can i use wordpress with comcast? maybe my problem is with the mysql and php stuff... because i have no idea of those things are...

    i would really appreciate your help and time :)

    <?php
    define('WP_INSTALLING', true);
    if (!file_exists('../wp-config.php')) {
    require_once('../wp-includes/functions.php');
    wp_die("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.", "WordPress › Error");
    }

    require_once('../wp-config.php');
    require_once('./upgrade-functions.php');

  2. MichaelH
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Not sure you can use WordPress on a Comcast hosted situation. You have to have PHP and MySQL. Ask Comcast if they meet the requirements as described at http://wordpress.org/about/requirements/

  3. dianawilliams
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

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    Diana(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:07:57 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

    I would like to set up a wordpress blog. To do so, my webhost needs PHP version 4.2 or later and MySQL version 4.0 or later. Does Comcast meet these requirements?
    http://wordpress.org/about/requirements/

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    Derek(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:08:06 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

    Hello Diana_, Thank you for contacting Comcast Live Chat Support. My name is Derek. Please give me one moment to review your information.

    Derek(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:08:11 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

    One moment please.

    Diana_(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:08:27 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

    Hi Derek.

    Diana_(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:09:18 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

    Derek(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:10:17 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

    Hello Diana. This wordpress blog issue falls outside the boundaries of Comcast High Speed Internet technical support. Comcast does not provide technical support for the setup of a wordpress blog.

    Derek(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:10:21 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

    The following link will provide you with information explaining what products and or services Comcast provides technical support for: http://www.comcast.net/help/faq/index.jsp?faq=Account_ManagementPolicies17767

    Derek(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:10:30 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

    Is there anything else that I can assist you with Diana?

    Diana_(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:10:35 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

    Derek, I'm not asking you to support the installation of a blog.

    Diana_(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:10:47 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

    All I need to know is if comcast has PHP and MySQL.

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    Diana_(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:12:57 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

    It's a yes or no question.

    Derek(Mon Oct 01 2007 02:14:23 GMT-0400 (EDT))>

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