Creating the wp-config.php file

October 24th, 2010

One of the steps in the WordPress installation process is creating the wp-config file. Once you download the file package from WordPress.org you need to unzip the package and extract the files to your hard drive. The package will be contained inside a worpress folder. Directly inside that wordpress folder is a file named wp-config-sample.php, open that file in your favorite text editor. Yes you have to make some changes to the code but they are very easy to make.
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Introduction to WordPress Themes

July 7th, 2010

WordPress Themes come in several varieties, Free WordPress Themes, Premium WordPress Themes, WordPress Theme Frameworks and Custom WordPress Themes.

Free and Premium Themes

In the beginning most people go straight to the Free WordPress Theme Repository where one can find over a 1000 free themes for WordPress. If you Google “free wordpress themes” you are likely to find several sites that offer free themes with the main purpose of trying to drive you to buy one of their premium themes.

Premium WordPress Themes are those that cost money and can cost anywhere from $49.00 on up. Most good Premium Themes cost about $250.00.

If you are using a Free or Premium WordPress Theme, be prepared to have to make a few changes to make your theme work and appear like a CMS website and not a blog. The reason being, most WordPress themes are created for use with a WordPress blog and we’re creating a WordPress CMS.

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Setting Up a Sub Domain in cPanel

June 20th, 2010

This is a tutorial for setting up a u Sudomain within the cPanel web hosting interface. What this process does is automate the setup of the hosting directory on the sever and set the DNS parameters so that the internet knows where to find your content.

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Setting Up an Addon Domain in cPanel

June 19th, 2010

This is a tutorial for setting up an Addon Domain with the cPanel web hosting interface. What this process doed is automate the setup of the website root directory on the sever and set the DNS parameters so that the internet knows where to find your content. Let’s get started…

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