Category Archives: Digital Skills

Download from WordPress.org

WordPress.org

WordPress.org

Ok, time to get hold of WordPress and configure it. We’ll leave uploading it until next to reduce the length of this post.

So far you’ve got your website address, you’ve rented some server space, set up an FTP client on your computer and created a new database on your server space.

Wow, that’s already quite something! Not so far now from getting your WordPress blog or site up and running. Continue reading

Setting Up Database For WordPress

MySQLWhen you have a WordPress blog or website it uses a database to store lots of info, such as the content of posts, pages, images and lots of other stuff connected with the blog or website.

That database facility is provided as part of the package you rent from the hosting service so it’s all there ready and waiting! You just need to set it up! Continue reading

Holding Page

WordPressIf you’ve already bought a domain name and rented some web hosting space you are the proud possessor of some cyber real-estate! Congratulations!

If you have got FileZilla up and running you can put files on your server space.

So you might as well put something on it to let people who are surfing the web know you are there if they punch in your web address! Continue reading

Website Hosting

Blacknight Minumus Web Hosting

Blacknight Minumus Web Hosting

Making a website accessible globally through the World Wide Web (www) requires some pretty special technology. Some large companies will do it themselves because their web traffic will justify it.

However, the vast majority of smaller websites are rendered on the www through a ‘hosting provider’. There are many. Continue reading