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How to perform a "custom app listening on port" Wordpress install (not via Control Panel installer)? I see that it does not work by default.

asked 06 May '11, 10:35

uresende
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Wordpress does not work as a "Custom app listening on port". Only applications that work as Web Servers are supposed to use the "Custom app listening on port" option. Wordpress is not a Web Server.

If you already have a custom WebServer (e.g. your own Apache stack) and you want to add Wordpress to it, the easiest way to go would be to install Wordpress via the one-click installer in the Control Panel, and then configure a Vhost entry in your web server, with a DocumentRoot matching the folder of the installed Wordpress app.

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answered 06 May '11, 10:49

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I have managed to install Magento via "Custom app listening on port", so I thought that could also work for Wordpress. What's the correct installation procedure for applications like Magento then?

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answered 06 May '11, 11:02

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The correct procedure for PHP apps like Magento is to set them up inside a Static/CGI/PHP application in the Control Panel.

(06 May '11, 11:06) tie

I have successfully installed WP inside a "Static/CGI/PHP application". The backend is accessible, but I only get a "Hello, world" on the frontend. Any idea why? I guess this info is relevant as some people like to perform their own WP installations.

(06 May '11, 11:57) uresende

Remove the index.html file from the directory. Our server serves index.html before it serves index.php.

(06 May '11, 12:28) aaronh ♦♦

Awesome. Still getting familiarized with WF, but the experience has been great so far.

Thanks!

(06 May '11, 12:32) uresende
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