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Installing WordPress on NearlyFreeSpeech

Installing WordPress on NearlyFreeSpeech

Now that you’ve created a site and setup your MySQL Process and database within NearlyFreeSpeech you can install WordPress for your website. To add WordPress to your new website, first download the newest version of WordPress. View this downloaded file on your computer (you will need to change one file before adding it your website) and unzip the file. You will need to edit one of the files within a text editor that does not change … Read entire article »

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Setting up MySQL for NearlyFreeSpeech Sites

Setting up MySQL for NearlyFreeSpeech Sites

Now that you’ve created a new site within your NearlyFreeSpeech account, your next step is setting up your database and a MySQL process. This is necessary in order to add content to the website if you’d like to install a content management system like WordPress. Add a MySQL Process Go to the mysql tab within your NearlyFreeSpeech account. In the Actions navigation click on Create a New MySQL Process Choose a name for your database (examplesite). This … Read entire article »

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Creating a Site in Nearly Free Speech

Creating a Site in Nearly Free Speech

I am a fan of Nearly Free Speech, particularly for smaller traffic websites, because of the fact that you’re able to pay only for the bandwidth that you use, which can be huge savings for a smaller website. The interface, however, is not quite as intuitive as some other, more expensive hosting platforms. You can follow these steps to get your website up and running in just a few minutes. These instructions do not include … Read entire article »

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Nearly Free Speech

There are a ridiculous number of options out there for hosting these days and depending on your needs it can be tough to determine which is best for you. For the small blog or website that doesn’t have a ton of traffic NearlyFreeSpeech.net is a fantastic option. Hosting and bandwidth costs If you choose many of the flat fee hosting companies you are paying about $60 per year to host your site with somewhat unlimited resources for a smaller blog or website. ON the upside you never have to really worry about it until the renewal time comes around. However, by using a pay as you go service like NearlyFreeSpeech, that same website is likely to cost around $0.03 per day ($10.95 per year). Getting your website … Read entire article »

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