WordPress Installation Guide: Hosting / Domain

Here’s a simple guide to installing WordPress, for those with own hosting / domain: If your control panel contains Fantastico / EasyApps Collection or other installers: 1) Make sure you have MySQL database included in your hosting plan. 2) Create a new MySQL database, give it any name you want. 3) Key in a ‘Username’ & ‘Password’ & user role (If necessary), this will be your wp-login Username & Password 4) Click on ‘Finish’ / ‘End’ / ‘Submit’ and you should have your database up. 5) Once done, go to your Fantastico / EasyApps collection or other installers and look for WordPress installer. It maybe an older version of WordPress, which you would need to update later. 4) Click on…

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New Domain, New Start…

Anyway… XinYun.Sg is finally up and running… =) Official date: 20th Oct 2007 ***** If you are wondering, why are there backdated posts, that’s because I’ve shifted all posts / archives from Lah.cc and blogging there, till my nuffnang ads end… 🙂 Here’s a short write-up: If you read my previous posts, I’ve ‘pondered’ on getting my own web hosting and domain… especially having so many friends with their own sites and I’ve been yearning to trouble myself with hosting & cpanel. For some strange reason, the .com domain i wanted had been registered by a PRC logistics company and .net or .org didn’t seem right to me, so i settled for a simple .sg domain by Cybersite, at SGD$39…

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