11. Installing and Upgrading WordPress Software

Getting It Done for You: Hosted WordPress

You’ve made the decision to get WordPress running on your own website. You want access to the full power of the software and its attendant community to help you communicate with the world, or at least your little corner of it.

Previous chapters covered functionality that’s common between WordPress.com and WordPress software. Starting with this chapter, we’re going to help you make the most of WordPress entirely outside the cozy environment of WordPress.com. This chapter covers the two ways of setting up WordPress on your own:

• Through an external provider, such as your Internet service provider (ISP) or a web hosting company (the choice for most people) ...

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