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Word Press installation and configuration

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Information about using Word Press blogging software in the Stanford environment.

Installing and using WordPress in Leland environment

1. Request database here:, from this page click Request Group, etc

2. Download WordPress installation
or if you are advanced user and are looking for particular version

3. Upload into cgi-bin directory and unzip (if you are windows user, unzip into folder wordpress and then upload into cgi-bin)

4. Click on the link and enter info about your database, make sure you enter host name. If you are advanced user, edit wp-config-sample.php file, save as wp-config.php and upload on the server

You can request proxy to look at main wordpress directory.