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WordPress Blog

WordPress Blog

Appies has selected WordPress for a blog application - Word Press a high powered, fully scalable, and highly customizable open-source blog package. 

 Remember...

For full information on WordPress, please see http://wordpress.org/.

Installing Your WordPress Blog. Before you install this application, you must first have MySQL installed. Then, click "Applications" >> "WordPress Blog".  If you have not already installed this application through Appies, it will display a checkbox with "Install WordPress Blog". Check the box and click "process" (how is that for simple installation?).

 Technical Note...

To complete the installation you must foolow the WordPress installation script by clicking on  the  icon. Remember to write down your password given to you during the installation!

Visiting Your WordPress Blog. One installed, the links to both your Admin area and user area will be shown in place of the install checkbox.  These links will take you to your application.

 Technical Note...

You can further customize the look of your blog by using different style templates found on the http://wordpress.org/ site.  Follow the installation instructions found on the WordPress site.

Customizing / Designing / Setting Up Your WordPress Blog. Like any powerful application, there are many configurable features which often makes things difficult. You are not alone.  WordPress has a great support community that can assist with just about any questions you may have.  In addition, support staff can assist with the following pay (credits) services: 

  • WordPress Setup / Design - Our Tech group can assist you in setting up your blog  including creating/implementing custom color and style themes.
  • Custom Modifications - Would you like new features added?  Let us know, if the plugin exist, we can implement it.

Use your ticket system link to request any of these services and provide us with as much detail as possible.

 Remember...

We provide free support for the installation of WordPress and any issues relating to the installation via the Appies interface only.  For information on how to use the application visit

http://wordpress.org/

Upgrading From a Previous Version.  Currently there is no automatic upgrade for the WordPress application, if you would like an upgrade please submit a support ticket and our technical staff can assist you.

 

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