Problem installing wordpress or unsure error (8 posts)

  1. Nekki
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hello! I am not really sure which host I am using... Because my friend just gave me ftp address to upload files then sub-domain... I think the host support SQL and PHP Maybe I have problem understanding the FAQ, I used more than an hour to install it but failed...

    I uploaded wordpress files to ftp then installed XAMPP... OK.. I'm really confused... I don't really know what I did... Another thing that confused me is localhost... should i put localhost or the site my friend gave me...?
    Can someone please tell me how to do it?
    Please check it out If needed

    If possible, please contact me thru msn...
    Please teach me T_T

  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Who is your webhost?
    Do they use cpanel / plesk / ensim or vdeck?

  3. Nekki
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hope that helps

  4. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Okay, first you don't need xampp right now. That's for having a blog running on your computer which right now is not what you need.

    I assume you have uploaded all the files to the webspace.
    Now follow this page:
    to make a database, a database user and a database password.
    They are the only 3 details you need to get it going.
    Does that help at all?

  5. Nekki
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I can't make a database with user "wordpress"
    In config.php, Do I have to make changes to localhost?

  6. elmorsa
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I have some trouble with my installation.

    I'm trying to install WordPress 2.02 in the server. I configured the config...php file, I set up the database (MySQL 4.1.18), but after put my email and name of the blog, it stops. Everything stop. There's no sign of a "second stage" in the installation.

    Well, I check the database, and the install.php set the tables, but when I try to run index.php it shows nothing.

    What could it be?

  7. liekje
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Well, I've got also a problem. I uploaded WordPress on my FTP server for my website, but he didn't do it. Then I followed the instructions in the README, but I don't know what my DATABASE details are. What can I do know?
    I'm almost 2 hours busy with this thing, but it won't work!
    Can you please give me some things, so I can change it or something, so it does work?

  8. elmorsa
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Well, I've had no problems with the WordPress 1.2

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