Upgrading WordPress running on IIS

The ideal WordPress installation runs on a linux+apache platform but with a little tweaking, runs just fine on IIS. One common problem is with the installation of plugins and the application of the automatic upgrades of WordPress. You’ll see something like: “Downloading update from http://wordpress.org/wordpress-2.x.x Download failed.: Could not copy files. Installation Failed” The problem.

Database connection error installing WordPress

A pre-note on installing WordPress: Read the official installation instructions first! By following the “5 minute install” instructions verbatim, I’ve never had a problem! Problems only happen when you don’t follow the instructions! http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress Symptom: You’re installing WordPress and you’re getting database connection errors even though you have the settings correct. Fix: It’s possible that.