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The five minute setup of WordPress: vs.

Setting up WordPress is simple if you download it from and do not try to find it on!

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I was told to setup wordpress on and that I would find all the instructions on wordpress. Silly me I went on the instead of the web site. So I am just posting a quick instruction to help the one person who will make the same mistake I made.

To get the software so that you can install it on your website go to, to get your blog started and hosted for free go to


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Another stumbling block I ran into during installation was my server’s restriction on the use of .htaccess. This prevented us from using the nice permalink feature.

After reading our web hosting company’s blog I found out that I had to move to a newer plan that allowed the use of .htaccess. We moved to a newer plan and voila`: great permalinks.

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