Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing WebMatrix, part of Installing and Running WordPress: WebMatrix.
To use WebMatrix, all you have to do is run the WebMatrix installer as downloaded.…I have downloaded WebMatrix onto my computer.…I'll go to my Downloads folder, and run the Installer.…When you run the WebMatrix Installer, you actually run the Web Platform Installer…and WebMatrix is part of the Web Platform.…You follow the steps like this one to say Install WebMatrix, and then the web Platform…will tell you what components need to be installed.…
As you can see, here we're installing WebMatrix as well as a bunch of other components like…the SQL Server and ASP.NET and a bunch of other things.…All these things will now be downloaded onto my computer and installed to set up a full web platform.…I click I Accept and the install begins.…Now, this may take some time, so if you want to go grab a coffee, this would be a good time to do so.…
Once the WebMatrix install is complete, you get a full list of everything that was installed.…And, as you can see, you've installed quite a lot of items here to get WebMatrix and also…
- What is WebMatrix?
- Downloading WebMatrix
- Installing WordPress with the Web Platform Installer
- Running WordPress under WebMatrix
- Publishing WordPress from WebMatrix
- Uninstalling WebMatrix
Skill Level Beginner
Q: How do I take the local version of my WordPress site and publish it on the web?
A: The course <a href="http://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/WordPress-Quick-Tips-Migration-Database-Reset/141505-2.html?"><em>WordPress Quick Tips: Migration and Database Reset</em></a><em></em> shows you how to migrate a local site to production. The method shown creates a new duplicate of the original website, but it requires detailed database work and effectively results in a hard reset of the target site. Proceed carefully.