In this chapter, we will study about General Settings in WordPress. WordPress general setting is used to set the basic configuration settings for your site. In the setting administration screen, it is a default setting screen. Following are the steps to access the general settings: Step (1): Click on Settings -> General option in WordPress. 4. WordPress – GENERAL SETTINGS WordPress 23 Step (2): The General Setting page is displayed as shown in the following snapshot. WordPress 24 Following are the details of the fields on general settings page.  Site Title: It displays the name of the site in the template header.  Tagline: Displays a short sentence about your site.  WordPress Address (URL): It is the URL of WordPress directory where your all core application files are present. WordPress 25  Site Address (URL): Enter the site URL which you want your site to display on the browser.  E-mail Address: Enter your e-mail address which helps to recover your password or any update. …


System Requirements for WordPress   Database: MySQL 5.0+
 Web Server: o WAMP (Windows) o LAMP (Linux) o XAMP (Multi-platform) o MAMP (Macintosh)
 Operating System: Cross-platform
 Browser Support: IE (Internet Explorer 8+), Firefox, Google chrome, Safari, Opera
 PHP Compatibility: PHP 5.2+
Download WordPress  When you open the link, you will get to see a screen as the following snapshot: 2. WordPress – INSTALLATION WordPress 11 Download the WordPress zip file from the official site. Create Store Database  WordPress requires MySQL database. So create a new empty database with user/password (for example, user as "root" and password as "root" or else you can set as per your convenience).  Then, you can continue with the installation process as discussed further. SetUp Wizard It's very easy to set up WordPress into your system. The following steps describe how to set up WordPress locally on your system.
Step (1): Extract the…

WordPress – OVERVIEW

WordPress is an open source Content Management System (CMS), which allows the users to build dynamic websites and blogs. Wordpress is the most popular blogging system on the web and allows updating, customizing and managing the website from its back-end CMS and components. What is Content Management System (CMS)? The Content Management System (CMS) is a software which stores all the data such as text, photos, music, documents, etc. and is made available on your website. It helps in editing, publishing and modifying the content of the website. WordPress was initially released on 27th May, 2003 by Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little. WordPress was announced as open source in October 2009. Features  User Management: It allows managing the user information such as changing the role of the users to (subscriber, contributor, author, editor or administrator), create or delete the user, change the password and user information. The main role of the user manager is Authentication.  Media Managem…