Skip to content Skip to navigation

Word Press installation and configuration

Posted by: 
Topics: 

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

Installing and using WordPress in Leland environment

1. Request database here: https://www.stanford.edu/services/sql/, from this page click Request Group, etc
https://tools.stanford.edu/sumysql

2. Download WordPress installation http://wordpress.org/download/
or if you are advanced user and are looking for particular version http://wordpress.org/download/release-archive/

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 http://www.stanford.edu/group/cgi-bin/wordpress 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 http://www.stanford.edu/service/vhost/ to look at main wordpress directory.