Installing a WordPress blog

  • WP install doc
  • In cpanel
    • create a subdomain
    • create a database
  • FTP the latest WP release to the subdomain
  • Go to install web address:  http://example.com/wp-admin/install.php where you will need the database name, etc.
  • Put our text box in the right column (copy from one of the existing blogs)
  • Fix the security keys http://codex.wordpress.org/Editing_wp-config.php#Security_Keys
  • Turn on Akismet spam blocker. Our key is: 7074d6a731f7