[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #4659: Install Procedure Simplification

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Sat Jul 21 01:15:19 GMT 2007

#4659: Install Procedure Simplification
 Reporter:  Denis-de-Bernardy  |       Owner:  anonymous   
     Type:  enhancement        |      Status:  new         
 Priority:  low                |   Milestone:  2.4 (future)
Component:  General            |     Version:              
 Severity:  normal             |    Keywords:              
 It would be nice to replace the wp-config.php file with wp-content/wp-

 That way, users could install WP by merely uploading the files and making
 the wp-content folder writable by the server. We'd have a screen prompt
 the user to enter the db details, and create the file on the fly via the

 Old installs could be "upgraded" reasonably simply:

 if ( !include (whatever) . '/wp-content/wp-config.php' )
   // check for wp-config.php in root folder and autocreate new config file

   // else launch wp-config file generator

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/4659>
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