Two options on installing wordpress in your web server or web hosting account.
Option 1: Most of web hosting companies comes with either Fantastico or Simple Scripts tool which can install various web applications like wordpress instantly.
Look for either of these logos in your Web Hosting Control Panel Account:
And look for WordPress and follow the instructions.
Option 2: Install WordPress Free Blogging Software by yourself in your own web server or web hosting account.
Things you need to install wordpress software:
- Access to web server/web hosting account via FTP or SSH
- FTP Client
Step 1: Go to wordpress.org and Download the latest WordPress version and unzip the file.
Note: As of this writing, current version is 2.9.2 or you can download the 3.0 beta 2 version also
Step 2: Create a database and the corresponding user with privilege to the new database.
Step 3: Rename wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php.
Step 4: Edit wp-config.php using any text editor and put in the database name/user/password generated in Step 2.
Step 5: Upload the WordPress files in the desired location on your web server, either in the root or other folder location.
Step 6: Execute the WordPress installation script wp-admin/install.php in any web browser.
If you are having any trouble installing your wordpress software, please contact me