Installing WordPress via FTP (Famous 5-minute Install)

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Install WordPress via FTP (Manual Installation)
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Learn how to install WordPress manually via FTP for finer grain control of the installation and access to advanced settings.

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Victor Aaröe-Holm says:

Spending hours reading and watching other videos without any progress. This
works like a charm! Really appreciate it!

Omkar Nath Nandi says:

Installing WordPress via FTP : Installing WordPress via FTP (Famous
5-minute Install) 

dikijigme says:

Hi, if any MAC user gets this error:
“ERROR: $table_prefix in wp-config.php can only contain numbers, letters,
and underscores.”

SOLUTION is here:
http://wordpress.org/support/topic/wp-configphp-problems

PROBLEM WAS:
your $table_prefix fields are enclosed by curly quotes (‘xxx’) instead of
straight quotes (‘xxx’).

SOLUTION:
just change the 2 incorrect quotes in the file.

** big thanks to WordPress member Valentine for noticing this! **

Karen Sokolow says:

After looking through TONS of videos….finally landed on a great one. Thank
you!!!

Abu Zafor says:

This is a lesson from Getting Started with WordPress.

#wordpress 

Abu Zafor says:

This is a lesson from Getting Started with WordPress.

#wordpress 

Mohamad Bwary says:

outstanding presentation

Rached L says:

Thx For the perfect Tutorial!
Wordpress is working Perfect.

Duncan Steenkamp says:

Thanks very much. Got through everything, but when i reload my webpage
after the installation the page says ‘Error establishing a database
connection’ Is there something i missed?

Psy Shaker says:

A+++ outstanding presentation. <3

Johny2bikes says:

Excellent tutorial. Thanks very much!!!

Teun van der Beek says:

Thanks, this one helped me out! 

Blueprint Creatives says:

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Wendy Aston says:

It worked! I just installed WP on my server and it works great! Thank you
so much for this tutorial! 🙂

Carlos Portis says:

Great walk-through! Much appreciated!

teacherman61 says:

I have followed your directions to the letter and have the WordPress files
copied to the right side of my filezilla FTP screen. When I type in my web
address I get “Error establishing a database connection.” I have a GoDaddy
domain and am using JustHost as my host. What do I do to continue with your
tutorial? Help….

muneebiqbal says:

thanks

Mandy Cai says:

It’s really helpful, it worked! By the way, cute accent~Like Raj in the
Bigbang Theory:)

Darin Simonson says:

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gamzer says:

Fantastic. Clear, simple well paced and up to date!

AndrezBlog says:

I made all the steps, but if I reload the site, it shows me: ,, Not found”.

Vlaadz350 says:

Nice Job! Quick and easy

Johnny Womack says:

worked like a charm! Thanks!

TFDUDE123 says:

Seems legit

Mark K says:

I keep getting the 403 error, which is od to me because i have done
everything you, others, wordpress and my provider said to me. and i STILL
get the error

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djaroboy says:

Wowww you rock really easy and helpful =D

fabien cohen says:

Thank you & i got it all done!!!! May god bless you & your family. Thank
you so much once again.

D. J. Desperado says:

hahaha 6:40!!! You are genius man! No but thanks for the vid, it really
helpt me out

Anthony Januszewski says:

Thank you so much! A great Help! Really Simple!

niu8fans says:

Preparing a wordpress workshop for my organization in Cambodia. This video
is exactly what I want! Easy and helpful! Great job!

Nemisis99 says:

i don’t understand what a mysql database does. Do I absolutely need to make
that database can’t I just upload the files right into my root, give the
install files my root password and username, then run the install?

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