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mysql_connect to localhost on Windows 7 and Windows Vista times out

I’ve been developing PHP websites against mysql on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and finally decided I needed to start doing my testing and debugging on a client machine instead.  My development machine runs Windows 7 so it is running the same version of IIS as my Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. […]

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 […]

Duplicating a WordPress Site

I just duplicated this site so that I can test out new versions of WordPress and test plugins and themes that either I have written or that have been written by others with real content.  It took longer than I had hoped, but it still turned out to be a straightforward procedure. I started by […]

Upgraded to WordPress 2.6

Well, I finally did it.  I upgraded from WordPress 2.3.2 to 2.6.  I hadn’t planned on doing it today, but something happened to all my blogs that were being hosted on 2.3.2 (except for one – weird) that served up an HTTP 500 error page when navigating to the site. Of course, upgrading was not […]

Configuring WordPress

There are a number of things I do to just about every WordPress site I create.  You might ask how many do I create since I’ve just started with it.  Well, 6 so far and I’m seeing other uses for it all the time. Change the password The first thing I do is I change […]

Installing WordPress (part 3)

In the previous two parts I shared my experiences with installing the components required before installing WordPress. We’re finally ready to proceed with the main event. WordPress is like phpMyAdmin in that it is simply a bunch of files that need to be copied to your web server and then some configuration steps. In this […]

Installing WordPress (part 2)

In part 1 of this post, I talked about installing MySQL v4 and PHP v4 and was just about to get to phpMyAdmin.  Let’s start there. phpMyAdmin Managing databases can be pretty challenging and complex.  Some folks felt the same way and decided to leverage PHP to develop a web-based admin to for MySQL.  Since […]

Installing WordPress (part 1)

I finally bit the bullet and figured out the issues I was having with PHP and MySQL on my home server so I could check out WordPress.  I’d had issues getting both free applications to be served properly on my server, and enough was enough!  I was determined to get them working over the holiday […]