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Sams Teach Yourself Movable Type in 24 Hours by Porter Glendinning, Molly E. Holzschlag

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Preparing for and Downloading Movable Type

Although Movable Type can be installed on almost any contemporary Web server, there are some specific guidelines that you'll want to follow in terms of choosing your server and ensuring that you have Perl on the server. You also will need to have plenty of available space and download the proper setup files.

Requirements for Movable Type

To ensure a smooth installation of Movable Type, begin by checking this list to see whether you have gotten everything prepared:

  • Do you have an account on a Web server that allows you to run your own scripts? Check with your ISP, or revisit Hour 1, “Preparing Great Content for the Web,” to learn more about Web server types and availability.

  • Make sure that a correct version ...

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