Replacing my fixed home page with a private CMS and blog using IIS and WordPress on Vista

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Stage 3: Configure MySQL and PHP

Start a cmd window and type the following into it (note, change ROOTPASSWORD for your chosen root password and WORDPRESSPASSWORD for a suitable password for the wordpress user):

At the cmd prompt:

At the mysql> prompt:

These instructions were obtained from here.

Now edit php.ini:

  • Uncomment lines:
    • cgi.fix_pathinfo=1
    • fastcgi.impersonate = 1;
  • If commented out, uncomment the cgi.force_redirect line and set cgi.force_redirect = 0

Back at the cmd window, type

There should be no errors.

These instructions came from here.

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