One of the most important things you can do for your peace of mind and your business is to correctly install wordpress from the beginning.
What if you got bad advice about building a home on a poor foundation, that would be bad, the same might be said of creating an installation of wordpress on a bad foundation.
Manual installation is the only way to install wordpress that will help you develop your website in the best way possible.
Lately there have been a fair few so called Gurus, out there that are giving out some very bad advice.
They are people who claim to be experts yet they know little or nothing about L.A.M.P
I find this not only a diss-service to their customers but an offense to the profession of programming and logic.
The truth is that unless you are the one who is actually installing your wordpress installation and not an automated scripting agent, you are going to have some kind of problem in the future including getting hacked.
I see people all the time telling the same story, help I got hacked, the first thing I ask them is did you manually install this software, and they always say no I used the automated installing script.
There are a number of good reasons why this is not a good idea and
It does take a little time to learn how to do it and you may have a little difficulty but the more you do it the easier it will become.
You can learn more about how to correctly install wordpress to reduce your risk in getting hacked by visiting
In many ways, life is filled with surprises but when it comes to wordpress it really does not have to be that way at all.
Learning how to install wordpress manually really is the best thing you can do for your sanity.