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Put WordPress in root without index.php file

  1. I want to install WordPress in the root of a site that already has a CMS system installed. So I do not want to upload the index file. I need to be 100% sure that I do not interupt the existing CMS system. I only need the interior pages to show.
    My purpose in doing this is so that the WordPress pages will not be buried and will have a simple url such as: http://www.example.com/marysmith
    instead of http://www.example.com/teachers/marysmith

    Has anyone done this before.

  2. You need to seek support over at wordpress.org. Here a wordpress.com we ave a more controlled environment and do not download wordpress at all.

    Check out the support forums at http://wordpress.org/support/.

  3. You've reached support for the free sites hosted at WordPress.com. Your question is about a self-hosted installation of WordPress, available at WordPress.org. If you're having problems with a site not hosted with WordPress.com, we may not be able to help. To clear up any confusion, WordPress.com and WordPress.org are two different entities.

    You can find support for self-hosted/installed versions of WordPress here and here.

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