CHAPTER 13

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Going Public with Your Blog

You have developed a complete, database-driven blog and even an administration module. But it is all running on your local computer only. Blogs are really about writing for an audience. Your blog will certainly have a limited audience, if it only runs on your local computer. This chapter will show you all you need to know to migrate your blog from your local development environment to an online web host.

The process of bringing your blog online on the Internet involves a few steps.

  1. You’ll need access to a web hosting service. It should offer an A-pache web server, MySQL, and PHP.
  2. You’ll need an FTP program, ...

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