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Installing WordPress Without A Domain Name

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Miriam Schwab of WPGarage.com has a neat little tip that explains how to install WordPress without using a domain name. The trick involves editing the Hosts file on a Windows machine to specify a domain name for the server address the site is hosted on. Mike Little who published a comment on the article made note that it’s not a Windows only trick but can also be performed on Linux/Unix and Mac OSX. This trick enables the previous site to stay online until the last minute where a simple DNS change will switch to the new site.

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Install WordPress Locally – Part 2 Of 2

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Welcome to part two of a two part series of articles that will guide you through the process of installing a fresh copy of WordPress or your public WordPress blog to your local machine. The first part of this series covered the installation and configuration of WampServer. Now it’s time to move on to the hard, technical stuff. Installing WordPress Fresh: One thing you must know before we move on is that, by default, your database username is ‘root‘ and the default password is blank. In other words, there is no password assigned to the username of root. This would be extremely insecure if this web server were made available to the public but because it’s assigned to the local address of your machine, you have nothing to worry about. To begin, left click on the WampServer icon and select PHPMyAdmin. Where the text labeled CREATE NEW DATABASE is located, […]

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Install WordPress Locally 1 Of 2

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December 30th, 2007
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Welcome to part one of a two part series of articles that will guide you through the process of installing a fresh copy of WordPress or your public WordPress blog to your local machine. The first part of this series will guide you through the installation and configuration of a piece of software called WampServer. Why would you want to do this you ask? Having your WordPress blog installed on your local machine not only acts as a backup, but it gives you the option of really digging into the inner workings of your blog without having to worry about it breaking and therefor, rendering the thing useless to the public. Not only that, but it’s much faster to play with things on your local machine than it is with a LIVE site on the internet. For this article, I am using Windows XP Service Pack 2 and something called […]

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WordPress Post-Install Checklist

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January 16th, 2007
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WordPress Post-Install Checklist Download squad produces a somewhat complete post install checklist and set of links to find help for a hosted WordPress install. I like simple and easy to follow instructions and the links to resources for WordPress newbies. I am disappointed that WeblogToolsCollection does not show up anywhere on that post (as a WordPress resource). While you are into checlists, check out Max’s WordPress Blog Maintenance Checklist

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