Showing 7 results for the month of March, 2009.

IE7 Content Hiding Bug

I’ve been working on a WordPress theme for my company’s internal web site – I’ve settled on Emplode – and I ran into a display problem when using IE7 that was giving me fits. The basics of the problem is a strange interaction between definition list tags (<DD>) with a background image specified and an […]

Installing WordPress (Single-User)

This article will show the exact steps for setting up a single-user WordPress blog. Dependencies Before you can perform the steps in this article, make sure that you’ve performed the steps in the following articles: Installing MySQL on Windows Installing PHP on Windows and IIS Installing phpMyAdmin on Windows and IIS 6.0 Preparing to Install […]

Preparing to Install WordPress on Windows and IIS

This is the fifth part of the Installing WordPress From the Ground Up series.  Previously I discussed installing MySQL, the FastCGI Extension to IIS 6.0, PHP, and phpMyAdmin.  This article will show the exact steps for configuring MySQL and IIS to prepare for setting up WordPress on Windows and IIS. Dependencies Before you can perform […]

Installing phpMyAdmin on Windows and IIS 6.0

This is the fourth part of the Installing WordPress From the Ground Up series.  Previously I discussed installing MySQL, the FastCGI extension, and PHP.  This article will show the exact steps for setting up phpMyAdmin on Windows and IIS 6.0. phpMyAdmin is a web-based tool for managing MySQL database servers.  I would go so far […]

Installing PHP on Windows and IIS

This is the third part of the Installing WordPress From the Ground Up series.   Previously I discussed installing MySQL and then installing FastCGI on IIS6.   This article will show the exact steps for setting up PHP on Windows and IIS. PHP is an open source general-purpose scripting language especially suited for web development.   WordPress […]

Installing FastCGI on IIS6

This is the second part of the Installing WordPress From the Ground Up series. Previously I discussed installing MySQL. This article will show the exact steps for setting up FastCGI on IIS6. If you are running a later version of IIS (e.g. 7.0 or 7.5), this step will not be necessary as FastCGI is built […]

Installing MySQL on Windows

I’m installing WordPress on a new server for my company and realized I didn’t have detailed instructions for how I set it up last time.   This article is intended to show the exact steps I take to set it up. MySQL comes in two primary flavors (from the downloads page) – community server and enterprise […]