Changes between Version 15 and Version 16 of faq/wordpress/WordPressInstall


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Feb 11, 2015, 9:37:59 PM (5 years ago)
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    1010  * (Recommended) If you're more comfortable editing files on your own machine and then uploading them to the server via SFTP, [http://wordpress.org/download/ browse and download] the preferred archive (Zip or Gzip) then extract the archive to a handy location.
    1111  * Alternately, if you are modestly comfortable with the Linux command-line interface and want to save some time, you can use wget to copy the archive directly to your account. You may later wish you had the files on your local machine, though, as it is likely you will want to edit themes or tweak other settings in a non-live environment. Anyway, to use the CLI method:
    12         * change into your web directory:
     12  * change into your web directory:
    1313{{{
    1414cd ../../web
     
    1616   * Follow these [http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress#Step_1:_Download_and_Extract excellent instructions].
    1717   * After you have followed those instructions, you will end up with your latest.tar.gz file (which you don't need anymore) and your wordpress files in a directory called wordpress (rather than in your web directory). You can clean things up with these commands:
    18           * Remove the latest.tar.gz file:
     18   * Remove the latest.tar.gz file:
    1919{{{
    2020rm latest.tar.gz
    2121}}}
    22     * Move the files from wordpress to your web directory:
     22   * Move the files from wordpress to your web directory:
    2323{{{
    2424mv wordpress/* ./
    2525}}}
    26     * Remove the wordpress directory
     26   * Remove the wordpress directory
    2727{{{
    2828rmdir wordpress