how to install wordpress on my windows xp i keep getting php is turned off help

  1. karenbosami profile image54
    karenbosamiposted 8 years ago

    how to install wordpress on my windows xp i keep getting php is turned off help

    if you just want to tell me that would be so great my e mail is karenh1313@hotmail.com
    i have struggled for 3 weeks with this i ned php help thank you so much

  2. profile image67
    TheGlacierposted 8 years ago

    Hi,
    Did you install php and mysql ?
    You need to install php and you should be able to run on a http server like apache. Then install mysql also.
    Copy wordpress into the htdoc and run the index.php

  3. 5institutes profile image63
    5institutesposted 8 years ago

    I think the problem is in your hosting account - not sure why you would need to install WP on your desktop, but here's what I typically do:

    I go to my admin panel at (insert host name, I use JustHost), check "fantastico" (big smiley face icon).

    Fantastico allows you to install a number of services, including WP, so I just hit WP, select the domain or sub-domain I'm working with, and hit install.

    Everything's done...

    Hope this helps, but I think Glacier may have helped you already.  I just do things a lot less technically.

 
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