WordPress up

So I finally got WordPress up and running.  The purpose of this site is to show off and promote my work.   A few things I learned about setting up  WordPress

  • make your wp-config.php permissions private 600
  • add a .htaccess file to your root folder
  • don’t forget to edit the .htaccess so it actually points to your site otherwise you get 404’s when posting comment
  • when renaming your WordPressfolder for testing purposes WordPress breaks unless you point your site url’s to the new address before you move.  Alternatively you can move it anyway and run this handy script to change the database links to the new address (don’t forget to remove the script), also don’t forget to update your .htaccess file


All in all WordPress is handy tool for just setting up a site and I think it’s much more than just a blogging tool