[thelist] wordpress - mysql - no clue

ben morrison morrison.ben at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 03:36:17 CDT 2005

On 9/22/05, dwain alford <dwain.alford at gmail.com> wrote:
> i am in need of a bit of assistance.  i am planning a blog using
> wordpress.  i have read the initial installation instructions, but i'm
> not sure how to begin to set up the database.  from what i have seen of
> blogs, there is a post and there can be comments added to the post.
> this is all new and foreign to me.  would someone please, gently, put me
> on to what i need to do to begin work on this blog?

I havent installed it myself. Assuming you have access to your own
mysql database, there is normally a config file which you run which
sets it up for you, you can read more about installing it here:



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