19 Apr

WordPress Start: 8. Install WP Cookie Banner

1. Select Plugins and Add New in the menu

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2. Search for WP cookies Banner and click on Install Now.

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3. Click on Activate Plugin

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4. Create a page for the terms and conditions

Go in the Pages section and create a page Terms and Conditions.

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Once you click on Publish it looks like this:

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5. In the menu, select Settings > WP Cookie Banner

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6. Select the page Terms and Conditions you have created previously in the drop down list.

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7. Change any other options based on your preferences and click on Save all cookie banner settings

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8. Now you can see at the botton of your website a temporary banner pointing to your Terms and Conditions page.

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02 Apr

WordPress Installation: 2. Copying WP files to the Host using FileZilla

To conduct this step, you already need to have FileZilla software available on your computer and be connected using your host identification key. You can download it from the Internet for free : https://filezilla-project.org.

Folders and files present on your computer are listed on the left-hand side.

Folders and files present on your host are listed on the right-hand side.

Wordpress Installation : move files to the host using Filezilla

Right-click on the right-hand side to create a folder.

The 3 snapshots here shows you how I created a folder on the server called programmer-pro.

Right-click to display the menu.

If you have a Mac mouse, you need to press the Ctrl key on your keyboard and click on the mouse.

Wordpress Installation : move files to the host using Filezilla

Enter the folder name.

Wordpress Installation : move files to the host using Filezilla

Here is the result with the new folder available.

Wordpress Installation : move files to the host using Filezilla

Move the files from your computer to your host

Sélect the WP files to transfer on the left-hand side to your host on the right-hand side.

On Mac, the downloaded files are in /Users/<your name>/Downloads/wordpress.

Wordpress Installation : move files to the host using Filezilla

Here you see the work in process. It may takes you 15/30 minutes depending on your Internet connexion.

Wordpress Installation : move files to the host using Filezilla

Here is the final results in FileZilla. All files are available on the server of your host.

Wordpress Installation : move files to the host using Filezilla

02 Apr

WordPress Installation : 1. Files Download

Before starting downloading any file, you will need to have (buy) a host where you will put the WordPress files. Once you have it and the MySQL database is installed there, you can start with the following step.

Download the WordPress Files

To download WordPress, you will need to go on WordPress.org.

Click on Download WordPress <version number>.

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A new window appears. Once again click on Download WordPress <version number>.

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See the Downloaded Files

Now you can go on your Download folder in your Finder if you are on Mac or in Microsoft Explorer if you are in Windows.

You will find a folder called ‘wordpress’ which contains 3 subfolders (wp-admin, wp-includes and wp-content) and several extra files.

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