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#1 VermontJohn

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Posted 23 December 2006 - 02:16 PM

I picked up a new domain name last night. I added a blog program (Word Press) to the hosting so that I can host my own blog.

I can't figure out how to make the blog appear when the domain is typed in.

Right now its set up like www.iamadummy.com/wordpress (not the real domain).

I would like to have the Blog pop up when www.iamadummy.com is entered into a browser.

I know that "forwarding" and "subdomains" aren't the answer. How do I set this up?

Thank you!

John


Moderator Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

Edited by Animal, 23 December 2006 - 02:36 PM.


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#2 killer_kyle

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 03:18 PM

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/56466/how-to-use-the-htaccess-file-to-redirect-users/

Maybe this can help?

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#3 Walkman

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 06:15 PM

Install WordPress to your root directory, and when you type in your domain name/url, your blog will appear.

[Added info] Install WordPress to
http://your.domain.name.com and NOT
http://your.domain.name.com/wordpress

Edited by Walkman, 30 December 2006 - 06:18 PM.


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Posted 08 January 2007 - 08:29 AM

The below option I would say is the easiest option but you need to make sure that the wordpress has a index.html as this will be the default loaded file.
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