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[http://wordpress.org/latest.zip Download WordPress] to somewhere in your <code>public_html</code> directory and unzip. If you don't already have an SQL account, email the [[admins]] to get one. Make sure your permissions are good and then follow this [http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress handy guide].
 
[http://wordpress.org/latest.zip Download WordPress] to somewhere in your <code>public_html</code> directory and unzip. If you don't already have an SQL account, email the [[admins]] to get one. Make sure your permissions are good and then follow this [http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress handy guide].
  
=== Fixing the Dashboard - WordPress 2.8 or higher ===
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===<s> Fixing the Dashboard - WordPress 2.8 or higher</s> ===
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===Proxy No Longer Required as of 2013===
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To fix the dashboard in WordPress 2.8 or higher, add the following lines to your <code>wp-config.php</code> file:
 
To fix the dashboard in WordPress 2.8 or higher, add the following lines to your <code>wp-config.php</code> file:
  

Revision as of 12:06, 8 April 2013

WordPress is a nifty open-source PHP Content Management (or "blogging") web tool. You can use it to handle your website blog with ease.

Installation

Download WordPress to somewhere in your public_html directory and unzip. If you don't already have an SQL account, email the admins to get one. Make sure your permissions are good and then follow this handy guide.

Fixing the Dashboard - WordPress 2.8 or higher

Proxy No Longer Required as of 2013

To fix the dashboard in WordPress 2.8 or higher, add the following lines to your wp-config.php file:

define('WP_PROXY_HOST', 'proxy.dcu.ie');
define('WP_PROXY_PORT', '8080');