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    88<body> 
    99<h1 id="logo"> 
    1010        <a href="http://wordpress.org/"><img alt="WordPress" src="wp-admin/images/wordpress-logo.png" /></a> 
    11         <br /> Version 3.5 
     11        <br /> Version 3.6 
    1212</h1> 
    1313<p style="text-align: center">Semantic Personal Publishing Platform</p> 
    1414 
     
    1818 
    1919<h1>Installation: Famous 5-minute install</h1> 
    2020<ol> 
    21         <li>Unzip the package in an empty directory and upload everything.</li> 
    22         <li>Open <span class="file"><a href="wp-admin/install.php">wp-admin/install.php</a></span> in your browser. It will take you through the process to set up a <code>wp-config.php</code> file with your database connection details. 
     21        <li>Unzip the package in an empty directory and upload everything to your web server.</li> 
     22        <li>Create a new database for your WordPress installation, if you don't have one already.</li> 
     23        <li>Navigate to <code>http://your_domain/wp-admin/install.php</code> in your browser. It will take you through the process of connecting WordPress to your database. This method may not work on all web hosts. 
    2324                <ol> 
    24                         <li>If for some reason this doesn&#8217;t work, don&#8217;t worry. It doesn&#8217;t work on all web hosts. Open up <code>wp-config-sample.php</code> with a text editor like WordPad or similar and fill in your database connection details.</li> 
     25                        <li>Open up <code>wp-config-sample.php</code> with a text editor like TextEdit or Notepad++ and fill in your database connection details.</li> 
     26                        <li>Next, follow the instructions for generating your authentication unique keys and salts.</li> 
    2527                        <li>Save the file as <code>wp-config.php</code> and upload it.</li> 
    26                         <li>Open <span class="file"><a href="wp-admin/install.php">wp-admin/install.php</a></span> in your browser.</li> 
     28                        <li>Navigate to <code>http://your_domain/wp-admin/install.php</code> in your browser.</li> 
    2729                </ol> 
    2830        </li> 
    29         <li>Once the configuration file is set up, the installer will set up the tables needed for your blog. If there is an error, double check your <code>wp-config.php</code> file, and try again. If it fails again, please go to the <a href="http://wordpress.org/support/" title="WordPress support">support forums</a> with as much data as you can gather.</li> 
    30         <li><strong>If you did not enter a password, note the password given to you.</strong> If you did not provide a username, it will be <code>admin</code>.</li> 
    31         <li>The installer should then send you to the <a href="wp-login.php">login page</a>. Sign in with the username and password you chose during the installation. If a password was generated for you, you can then click on &#8220;Profile&#8221; to change the password.</li> 
     31        <li>Once the configuration file is set up, the installer will set up the tables needed for your WordPress site. If there is an error, double check your <code>wp-config.php</code> file, and try again. If it fails again, please go to the <a href="http://wordpress.org/support/" title="WordPress support">Support Forums</a> with as much data as you can gather.</li> 
     32        <li>Create a username for your administrator, and <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress#Passwords">choose a strong password</a>. <strong>If you did not enter a password, take note of the password given to you.</strong></li> 
     33        <li>Following installation, you'll be sent to the login page at <code>http://your_domain/wp-login.php</code>. Sign in with the username and password you chose during the installation. If a password was generated for you, you can visit <strong><a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Users_Your_Profile_Screen">Users &#8594; Your Profile</a></strong> to change your password.</li> 
    3234</ol> 
    3335 
    34 <h1>Updating</h1> 
     36<h1>Updating WordPress</h1> 
    3537<h2>Using the Automatic Updater</h2> 
    3638<p>If you are updating from version 2.7 or higher, you can use the automatic updater:</p> 
    3739<ol> 
    38         <li>Open the <span class="file"><a href="wp-admin/update-core.php">wp-admin/update-core.php</a></span> in your browser and follow the instructions.</li> 
     40        <li>Visit <strong><a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Dashboard_Updates_Screen">Dashboard &#8594; Updates</a></strong> in your WordPress dashboard and follow the instructions.</li> 
    3941        <li>You wanted more, perhaps? That&#8217;s it!</li> 
    4042</ol> 
    4143 
    4244<h2>Updating Manually</h2> 
    4345<ol> 
    44         <li>Before you update anything, make sure you have backup copies of any files you may have modified such as <code>index.php</code>.</li> 
     46        <li>Before you update anything, make sure you have backup copies of any files you may have modified.</li> 
    4547        <li>Delete your old WordPress files, saving ones you&#8217;ve modified.</li> 
    4648        <li>Upload the new files.</li> 
    47         <li>Point your browser to <span class="file"><a href="wp-admin/upgrade.php">/wp-admin/upgrade.php</a>.</span></li> 
     49        <li>Point your browser to <code>http://your_domain/wp-admin/upgrade.php</code></li> 
    4850</ol> 
    4951 
    50 <h2>Theme Template Changes</h2> 
    51 <p>If you have customized your theme templates, you may have to make some changes across major versions.</p> 
     52<h1>Migrating from other platforms</h1> 
     53<p>WordPress can <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Importing_Content">import from a number of different platforms</a>. You'll need to install WordPress before using our import tools, which are located at <strong><a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Tools_Import_Screen">Tools &#8594; Import</a></strong> in your dashboard.</p> 
    5254 
    53 <h1>Migrating from other systems</h1> 
    54 <p>WordPress can <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Importing_Content">import from a number of systems</a>. First you need to get WordPress installed and working as described above, before using <a href="wp-admin/import.php" title="Import to WordPress">our import tools</a>.</p> 
    55  
    5655<h1>System Requirements</h1> 
    5756<ul> 
    5857        <li><a href="http://php.net/">PHP</a> version <strong>5.2.4</strong> or higher.</li> 
     
    6564        <li>A link to <a href="http://wordpress.org/">http://wordpress.org</a> on your site.</li> 
    6665</ul> 
    6766 
    68 <h1>Online Resources</h1> 
     67<h1>Getting Started</h1> 
     68<p>You've just finished installing WordPress&#8212;now what? These resources will help you get up and running:</p> 
     69<dl> 
     70        <dt><a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Lessons">WordPress Lessons</a></dt>    
     71                <dd>Not quite sure where to begin? Learn how to publish your first post, design your new site, and more in this collection of articles.</dd> 
     72        <dt><a href="http://wordpress.org/themes/">Themes Directory</a></dt> 
     73                <dd>Looking for an awesome WordPress theme? Here's where you can find a great new look for your site or blog.</dd> 
     74        <dt><a href="http://wordpress.org/plugins/">Plugin Directory</a></dt> 
     75                <dd>Want to shoot for the stars? Find plugins that can extend WordPress to do almost anything you can imagine.</dd>              
     76</dl>    
     77 
     78<h1>Resources</h1> 
    6979<p>If you have any questions that aren&#8217;t addressed in this document, please take advantage of WordPress&#8217; numerous online resources:</p> 
    7080<dl> 
    7181        <dt><a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/">The WordPress Codex</a></dt> 
    7282                <dd>The Codex is the encyclopedia of all things WordPress. It is the most comprehensive source of information for WordPress available.</dd> 
    7383        <dt><a href="http://wordpress.org/news/">The WordPress Blog</a></dt> 
    74                 <dd>This is where you&#8217;ll find the latest updates and news related to WordPress. Recent WordPress news appears in your administrative dashboard by default.</dd> 
    75         <dt><a href="http://planet.wordpress.org/">WordPress Planet</a></dt> 
    76                 <dd>The WordPress Planet is a news aggregator that brings together posts from WordPress blogs around the web.</dd> 
     84                <dd>This is where you&#8217;ll find the latest updates and news related to WordPress. Recent WordPress news also appears in your  dashboard by default.</dd> 
    7785        <dt><a href="http://wordpress.org/support/">WordPress Support Forums</a></dt> 
    7886                <dd>If you&#8217;ve looked everywhere and still can&#8217;t find an answer, the support forums are very active and have a large community ready to help. To help them help you be sure to use a descriptive thread title and describe your question in as much detail as possible.</dd> 
    7987        <dt><a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/IRC">WordPress <abbr title="Internet Relay Chat">IRC</abbr> Channel</a></dt> 
    8088                <dd>There is an online chat channel that is used for discussion among people who use WordPress and occasionally support topics. The above wiki page should point you in the right direction. (<a href="irc://irc.freenode.net/wordpress">irc.freenode.net #wordpress</a>)</dd> 
    8189</dl> 
    8290 
    83 <h1><abbr title="eXtensible Markup Language">XML</abbr>-<abbr title="Remote Procedure Call">RPC</abbr> and Atom Interface</h1> 
    84 <p>You can post to your WordPress blog with tools like <a href="http://download.live.com/writer">Windows Live Writer</a>, <a href="http://illuminex.com/ecto/">Ecto</a>, <a href="http://bloggar.com/">w.bloggar</a>, <a href="http://radio.userland.com/">Radio Userland</a> (which means you can use Radio&#8217;s email-to-blog feature), <a href="http://www.newzcrawler.com/">NewzCrawler</a>, and other tools that support the blogging <abbr title="application programming interface">API</abbr>s! :) You can read more about <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/XML-RPC_Support"><abbr>XML</abbr>-<abbr>RPC</abbr> support on the Codex</a>.</p> 
     91<h1>Mobile Apps</h1> 
     92<p>Blogging with WordPress is great, and our <a href="http://wordpress.org/mobile/" title="WordPress mobile apps">mobile apps</a> make it even better by giving you more ways to post. We support many mobile platforms, including: <a href="http://ios.wordpress.org/" title="WordPress for iOS">iOS</a>, <a href="http://android.wordpress.org/" title="WordPress for Android">Android</a>, <a href="http://windowsphone.wordpress.org/" title="WordPress for Windows Phone">Windows Phone</a>, and <a href="http://blackberry.wordpress.org/" title="WordPress for BlackBerry">BlackBerry</a>.</p> 
    8593 
    86 <h1>Post via Email</h1> 
    87 <p>You can post from an email client! To set this up go to your &#8220;Writing&#8221; options screen and fill in the connection details for your secret <abbr title="Post Office Protocol version 3">POP3</abbr> account. Then you need to set up <code>wp-mail.php</code> to execute periodically to check the mailbox for new posts. You can do it with <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cron">cron</a>-jobs, or if your host doesn&#8217;t support it you can look into the various website-monitoring services, and make them check your <code>wp-mail.php</code> <abbr title="Uniform Resource Locator">URL</abbr>.</p> 
    88 <p>Posting is easy: Any email sent to the address you specify will be posted, with the subject as the title. It is best to keep the address discrete. The script will <em>delete</em> emails that are successfully posted.</p> 
    89  
    90 <h1>User Roles</h1> 
    91 <p>We introduced a very flexible roles system in version 2.0. You can <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Roles_and_Capabilities" title="WordPress roles and capabilities">read more about Roles and Capabilities on the Codex</a>.</p> 
    92  
    9394<h1>Final Notes</h1> 
    9495<ul> 
    9596        <li>If you have any suggestions, ideas, or comments, or if you (gasp!) found a bug, join us in the <a href="http://wordpress.org/support/">Support Forums</a>.</li>