How to Easily Install a Blog on Your Company Web Site

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This tutorial will show you how to install a blog on your company website in an easy step-by-step manner ,,, first you need to call the company hosting your website and ask them to create a MySQL database for WordPress, which provides the most powerful and popular blogging software. This database will handle the server files necessary for WordPress operation. Your hosting company will take you through the necessary steps in your hosting control panel. When the database is installed, make sure that you record the database name, database user, database password and database host … The name, user and password will be defined by you while the database host name will be provided by your host. … after you have installed the server files, you will need to install the website files. This can be done by going to wordpress.org and downloading the their program. Just type www.wordpress.org into your browser like this and click the button to get a zip file.//

Transfer all the files and folders into a blog folder. There will be three folders, wp-admin, wp-content and wp-includes as well as some individual files not in any folder at all. They will look like this.//

You can then use a file transfer program to transfer the blog folder from your hard drive to your website. Ipswitch’s WS-FTP Home has a free trial, but any FTP program will have two windows, one corresponding to any folder in your hard drive and the other with the files on your website. You simply highlight the folders you wish to transfer and click the appropriate arrow to move them from one window to another. Here is what the program template looks like.//

The final step involves connecting your new blog’s website files to your blog’s server files. You will see a file titled wp-config-sample. If you open this file, you will see instructions to include your database name, user, password and host. You can doing this with a text editor such as Dreamweaver. It will look like this.//

Then, you just rename the file wp-config instead of wp-config-sample, and upload it to the blog folder you just transferred to your website. And you’re done. If you go to www.yourdomain.com/blog, you should get instructions on how to use your blog.//