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WordPress - The Basics

Modified Sunday 20th April, 2014 at 09:15

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What is WordPress?

WordPress is an open source blog engine and content management system.

What system does WordPress work best on?

WordPress works best on a LAMP stack. LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.

Can you run WordPress on Windows-based servers?

WordPress can be run on Windows-based servers, however, there can be extreme difficulty when attempting to get the core functions to work properly.

What are the minimum requirements to run WordPress?

The minimum requirements for WordPress are;

1. PHP 5.2.4 or greater

2. MySQL 5.0 or greater

3. The Apache mod_rewrite module is enabled


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