Most of us are familiar with files, directories, and sub-directories. In the art of computer science (yes, that “art” v “science” reference was intentional), directories and sub-directories are a way to organize files into a meaningful hierarchy. WordPress installations rely on this hierarchical file organization to make sense of the thousands of files that are required to make WordPress work.
When installing WordPress, it is a reasonable idea to place the installation itself into a sub-directory, instead of in the primary web accessible directory (which is often called “./public_html/”). It is easier to manage the WordPress installation if installed in a simple sub-directory such as “/wp/”. Continue reading “WordPress: Configure WordPress to work from a Sub-directory”