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Copying a WordPress Blog to a Different Domain

Periodically I need to copy the contents of a log to another domain for testing purposes.  WordPress doesn’t make this particularly easy as it embeds the complete URL of the site in many places, including the options table, in the posts table for each post, and even in posts, such as when media is added. […]

Changing the WordPress Table Prefix

WordPress allows you to specify the prefix used for naming all your tables.  Unfortunately, there are several places where it hard-codes the full names of the tables, including the prefixes, so you can’t just rename the tables.  You also must modify values in the tables.  I’ve had to do this a few times recently as […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

File synchronization software

I installed WordPress a little more than a week ago and already there is a new version with security fixes.  I’d like to install it, but before I do, I want to back everything up.  A WordPress web site has two repositories of data – a MySQL database and the files that make up the […]

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 […]

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