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    Okay, I’ve looked everywhere and nothing is answering my problems.

    I have a blog at I just bought an add-on domain from my web host/domain seller (one and the same), let’s call it

    I have my bamapachyderm blog set up on the server under /bama/public_html/(wpfolders). I have been TRYING to set up as in /bama/public_html/ Using Fantastico, I said to set it up under the domain, and it gave me the error(s) located here:

    So I got rid of that installation and tried again, using as the domain, with as the specified folder.

    No problem, WordPress installed just fine. I went to the admin/options and changed the WordPress address and blog URL to, because the blog was showing up at

    I DO NOT want to show at all (if I wanted that, I wouldn’t have bothered getting an add-on domain).

    How do I just get to show What domain do I install to with Fantastico? Did I have it almost right using, but miss a step?


    (I also tried a regular installation, but had no better luck than using Fantastico.)

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  • Also, when I install WP using as the domain it screws up my .htaccess file, taking the following out, which makes my permalinks inaccessible.

    # BEGIN WordPress
    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . /index.php [L]

    I don’t know what my .htaccess file should look like to get it to work properly!

    I figured it out. (I think writing it all down here triggered my thoughts.)

    What I did: I put a separate .htaccess file in the bama/public_html/ directory.

    To recap for others having problems:

    1) Installed to domain under the folder,

    2) changed wordpress location in options to,

    3) changed blog URL in options to,

    4) put a new .htaccess file in the directory (and left the .htaccess file alone–don’t touch that file!)

    I hope my headache helps someone else!

    hey. i’m having an issue with this. i am wanting to set up a /daily-photo wordpress so i can post a photo daily.
    i have set up the subdomain, but how do i set up a MySQL database & install wordpress?
    thanks for your help.


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