Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing WordPress with Web Platform Installer, part of Installing and Running WordPress: WebMatrix.
When you finish installing WebMatrix, the Installer jumps straight to the Web Platform Installer.…This is the application that will download, configure, and install whatever web application you want to work with.…What's cool about the Web Platform Installer is that it allows you to seamlessly install…pretty much any application for future use.…And you're not restricted to just one application, or even just one iteration of that application,…you can install as many applications as you want and even different versions of those applications.…
The Web Platform Installer should already be opened if you just installed WebMatrix.…If it's not, you can go to your Start menu and find Web Platform Installer and just launch it from here.…This is also good to know for later because if you ever want to install new applications…later, you can do so simply by opening the Web Platform Installer again, and then install…that new application. Right now, we want to install WordPress.…To do so, I am going to go to Applications, and here you see in my case WordPress is right at the top.…
- What is WebMatrix?
- Downloading WebMatrix
- Installing WordPress with the Web Platform Installer
- Running WordPress under WebMatrix
- Publishing WordPress from WebMatrix
- Uninstalling WebMatrix