How to Upload Wordpress

Uploading Wordpress

First step is to get familiar with phpMyAdmin. FTP upload your database. WordPress can be uploaded to a hosting account in three ways.

To upload WordPress files to your hosting server

In order to upload the WordPress file to your computer, go back to the computer in which you unzipped the WordPress file that you should already have been downloading. Use your FTP clients to log on to your web site and upload all these data to your home page of your web site accounting. So if you don't know what your home page is, ask your webmaster about it.

There are a few things you should keep in minds when uploading your files: The /wordpress directory should be uploaded to your web browser - not the directory itself. With most FTP clients, you can choose all the FTP clients and simply pull and dropping them onto your webspace. For other applications, mark the file and click the Submit icon.

Select the proper transmission method. The majority of FTP client are set up to automatically detect the transmission state. It is important to understand the differences in how they relate to this WordPress install so that you can resolve any issues that you may have later: The Binary Transmission is the way pictures (e.g. JPG, GIF, BMP and PNG files) are transmitted via FTP.

This is the same as the standard transmission method for everything else (text file, PHP file, JavaScript, etc.). In most cases it is a good idea to change the FTP client's transmission method to auto detect. However, if you have problems loading these to your website, please retransmit the file in the appropriate transmission modus.

Select a different location than the home location. There is no obligation to move the file to the home page of your webhost. WordPress can run on a sub-domain or in another location on your computer or in your computer. For example, if you want your blogs to be at http://yourdomain.com/blog, you would put the WordPress file in a /blog file.

Select the right authorizations for the data you want. Filename privileges tell the webmaster how these scripts can be treated on your webserver - whether they are writable or not. Typically, PHP executables must have 666 privilege set (chmod), while executables need 755 privilege set.

Nearly all FTP services allow you to verify and modify authorizations for your data. Normally, you will find the ability to modify document privileges in the FTP Client's menus. A number of hosters run their PHP softwares in a more secured environment - secured session.

When this is the case with your computer, you need to change the PHP file size to 644. When you are not sure, ask your web site service providers what privileges you need to specify for PHP file format.

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