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Installing WordPress

Posted January 3rd, 2010 by avilat

Here are the instructions for installing WordPress on your ONID-

Mac Instructions

1)    Go to

2)    Download latest .zip file and extract to a folder on your computer

3)    Open Dreamweaver

4)    Go to Site > New Site

5)    Go to the Advanced tab

6)    Find your local folder

7)    Find your local WordPress folder as your local root folder

8)    Under HTTP address type

9)    Under the Remote Info category, set access to FTP

10) For FTP host enter “”

11) For Host directory enter public_html

12) Enter your ONID and password.

13) Check “Use Secure FTP”

14) Go to Window > Files

15) Open the wp-config-sample.php file in Dreamweaver

16) Go to the ONID Website and log in:

17) Click “Web Database”

18) Find you database Hostname, Database Name, Username and Password.

19) In Dreamweaver, paste this information into the correct spots on the wp-config-sample.php file in lines 19, 22, 25 and 28

20) Rename wp-config-sample.php to wp-config.php

21) In the Files window in Dreamweaver, select all of the WordPress files and click the up arrow or “put”

22) Browse to your new blog: and follow the steps to launch your blog. Be sure to copy the auto-generated password

23) Change your auto-generated password to something you will remember.

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One Response to “Installing WordPress”

  1. Keganator Says:

    How bout some PC instructions?? Just kidding. These look very helpful. I will store this for future use.

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