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How to Run Blog under Word Press Platform at Self Hosted Domain


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How to Install Word press in a self hosted domain is merely become a question which I hear from every where but it seems it now not remained a work of tech guy, as a layman can do it just by following the simple guide line provided over here. There are plenty of benefits by installing word press at your platform. You can have complete control of your blog site and even feel pride of being owner of your own blog by following this simple word press tutorial. When you are ready with a hosting space and a domain already purchased, now the next thing you have to do is to download the word press software from

Make sure to download the latest version of software so that you don’t have to later upgrade to latest version. We are now going to learn how to install word press through FTP Client. So for this you have to Login to your hosting control panel and browse MySQL tab.

Create a database along with user name and password for the same. Make sure to provide each and every right for that user name created for database. Now take the note of these three things, which later has to be placed in wp-config.php file in the web server. Once after creation of Data base user name and password, unzip the package downloaded from word press site. You can see a folder named word press with number of sub folders and files inside it. Make sure you copy all sub folders and files from word press folder and paste it at root of your domain hosting where you want to run Word press CMS.

Normally public_html is considered as a root folder in major Hosting provider but in case may differ for varied hosting provider. Once after uploading each and every file to your root folder you are ready to install the Word press software. Wait! here some might have doubts how can I upload the Word press software to my server, then here you can either use FTP to accomplish the said task or you can even upload directly from your control panel.

There are cases where you don’t have access to your Control Panel details at the same time you have to make use of FTP Client. Make sure to download one of FTP client either CuteFTP or consider Filezilla and install the same in your PC. Once after installation you can login to root folder of your server by making use of host name, username and password for the FTP account created from Control panel.

This way you will be able to reach to your hosting server where you have to upload all those files and sub folders. Once after uploading everything open wp-admin/install.php file in your web browser, make sure to place your domain name ahead of path provided here. You will be redirected to wp-config.php file, where you have to update your database information along with database name, user name and password created.

Some time you may not be directly redirected to wp-config.php file, here the reason is your uploaded file may be as wp-config-sample.php, make sure you remove the word sample from the file name and make it as wp-config.php. Once after completion of this process again start with installation process and hope this time you are done If everything is right you can see a page with information needed where you have to declare site title name, username and password which later will be used to login the CMS as administrator. Even you can update your email ID which will work as an Admin ID. Once after this process click the install button and you are done. Now you can login to your Word press CMS by using username and password declared. This way you become a pride owner of a blog run under Word press platform. Want to learn how to install word press theme than make sure to download word press template from available resources and upload it in your template folder in your web server. The same template will be available for selection in your CMS. Select the same and enjoy the benefit of freely created Blog similar to a professional looking website.

Balaji Naidu is an Organic SEO and SEM Expert from Ahmedabad, India basically writes on SEO tips, online money making opportunity, digital marketing, mobile marketing and Webmasters article. He even provides an opportunity for newbie’s to get updates from his SEO blog and helps them to make money by his exclusive blog How to create a blog .


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