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WordPress

What are the benefits of installing wordpress manually ? Does it really matter if we go the manual route ?

What are the benefits of installing wordpress manually ? Does it really matter if we go the manual route ?

2 Answers

KJ,

This is a well-covered topic on the web, so it's probably best to just point you to a good article. It's a choice based on your specific needs.

http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/wordpress-org-vs-wordpress-com-a-definitive-guide-for-2014/

William Whitcomb
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Here's a link to a forum discussion from last year on the topic:

https://teamtreehouse.com/forum/wordpress-manual-vs-1-click-install

And from what I understand, years ago the one click install used to leave security gaps so manually installing wordpress was just smarter. I have heard that is not the case anymore, but I've always done the manual installs myself.