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Old Oct 24, 2012, 01:54 AM
hassaan_st
 
1 posts · Oct 2012
Hi Friends,
Trust all is well. I have recently got the domain and trying to install the wordpress (this would be my first wordpress installation). While i have tried to follow the installation instructions from the wordpress site (and i believe i havent made any mistake), whenever i try to run the install.php file it gives this error

Not Found

The requested URL /wordpress/wp-admin/install.php was not found on this server.

Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.


I would be grateful if you could have a look at my settings and suggest me accordingly.


define('DB_NAME', 'islooday_isloo2day');
define('DB_USER', 'islooday_admin');
define('DB_PASSWORD', 'pak123');
define('DB_HOST', 'localhost');
define('DB_CHARSET', 'utf8');
define('DB_COLLATE', '');
$table_prefix = 'wp_';

define('WPLANG', '');
define('WP_DEBUG', false);
if ( !defined('ABSPATH') )
define('ABSPATH', dirname(__FILE__) . '/');

/** Sets up WordPress vars and included files. */
require_once(ABSPATH . 'wp-settings.php');

Please note the domain name is isloo2day.com, domain is hosted by webhostingpad, and i have created the sql database through webhostingpad gui (db names and details are mentioned above).
I am not very much familiar with the php and sql so have to depend on the manuals and documentations
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 05:17 AM
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juggledad
 
22,269 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.8.5 WP 3.8.x Atahualpa 3.7.x Safari 6.x Firefox 25 XP
This is not a theme question. This forum is for questions about the theme Atahualpa.

This is a WordPress issue and without full access to your site there is no way to tell what you have done. it could be as simple as a typo in a folder name or the DNS is pointing to the wrong folder. It could be a problem with the script the host uses to setup wordpress.

If you used a script from them, you should contact your hosts support staff. However, I am always leary of hosts that charge $1.99/month. I beleive you get what you pay for. Good luck.
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