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Monday, December 8, 2008

How To Install PHP, MySQL and Wordpress on IIS 6.0

WordPress is a free open source blogging platform which requires both PHP and MySQL and is renowned for its “Famous 5 Minute Installation”. Following is a guide to installing Wordpress on IIS.

Step 1: Install PHP on IIS

Those looking to host PHP on IIS can visit this excellent tutorial at There are two ways to do the installation - CGI or ISAPI. The preferred version is ISAPI. 

Step 2: Installing MySQL on the Server: Visit

Step 3: WordPress Installation:
After successful installation of PhP and MySQL, we can now proceed to install and configure WordPress on an IIS 6.0 web server-

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