Jul 25, 2014

Install Wordpress on CentOS/RHEL

Download the latest version of Wordpress extract the zipped filw.

1. wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz
2. tar xzf latest.tar.gz

Now assigning to group and setting folder permission.

1. chown -R apache.apache wordpress
2. chmod -R 755 wordpress

Configuring Apache

1. cd /etc/httpd/conf.d/
2. Create a file wordpress.conf
3. wordpress.conf

Alias /wordpress /home/wordpress
<Directory /home/wordpress>
Order allow,deny
Allow from all

4. service httpd restart

Browse at localhost/wordpress it should show you wordpress site.

That's it. You can use the existing mysql connection and connect to wordpress site.

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