How to Install WordPress on Ubuntu


3. SETTING UP WORDPRESS


Download wordpress from “wordpress.org“.

Place the “wordpress-xxx.zip” into the home directory(i.e. /home/user_name).

Extract  the “wordpress-xxx.zip” by right clicking  “wordpress-xxx.zip” and clicking “Extract Here”.

The extraction process will create a directory named “wordpress”.

 

Now open “Accessories->Terminal”, and type the following:

sudo mkdir /var/www/wordpress

sudo cp -R  wordpress/* /var/www/wordpress

sudo chown -R  www-data:www-data wordpress

Open any browser (eg. Google Chrome), and type “localhost/wordpress”.

Follow the instructions and you will be done with the installations.

create-config-file

welcome-page

setting-database-connection

almost-done

famous-five-minute-instn

done-instn

wordpress-login

Done.

References: jonathanmoeller.com

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