Unless you tell Apache otherwise all your web access files should be installed to the C:\xampp\htdocs folder, which is defined in the configuration files as the Apache server's DocumentRoot.GWCOATES wrote:Downloaded 2.9.2 wordpress unzipped and installed to the root directory of the c|:\drive in a wordpress folder.
Which version.Ubiquity wrote:I too have installed XAMPP on my computer
Best installing again to the htdocs folder after altering the wp-config file as you did not say if you set any paths etc. which may give issues if you move the installation.Ubiquity wrote:So far I have downloaded and unzipped the Wordpress files and altered the wp-config.php but stopped short of installing Wordpress.
From what I read above I now need to move the wordpress directory into C:\xampp\htdocs\ as a sub-directory before initiating the installation - is this correct?
Correct.Ubiquity wrote:I currently have a moodle subdirectory in htdocs connected to its own database which appears to be working correctly and I wish to ensure that moodle and wordpress will be independent.
Am I correct in my assumption or should I create a further sub-directory (say wpress) in the tree to effect proper separation?
x I would like my site to be visible to everyone, including search engines (like Google, Bing, Technorati) and archivers
I would like to block search engines, but allow normal visitors
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