In This Chapter
• Assigning your domain
• Using handy tools to make WordPress installation a snap
• Doing the install the right way
• Considering other installation options
The first steps to using the self-hosted version of WordPress available through WordPress.org
are to assign your domain and install WordPress through your hosting account. That’s exactly what you learn to do in this chapter.
The process of uploading WordPress to your hosting account takes just seconds, thanks to easy-to-use tools most web hosts offer. These tools provide a control panel (or cPanel) and instant access to various software tools that turn previously painstaking tasks into painless ones. This chapter introduces you ...