Host a personal diary on your PC using WordPress

August 5, 2006 at 4:22 pm (GNU/Linux)

“A couple of months back, I did something really interesting. I downloaded the WordPress content management suite from the wordpress.org site and installed it on my machine. The installation as such was a simple affair of unpacking the WordPress files in the desired location – I unpacked it in the ‘/var/www/’ location – and in no time I had a robust blog hosted on my PC. The prerequisites for getting WordPress up and running are – you need to have PHP, MySQL and Apache web server running on your machine. In an earlier post, I had explained how I configured MySQL and hosted webpages using Apache webserver. The steps are the same for wordpress too.”

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