On our support forums we mainly focus on advanced topics related to specific functionalities of WordPress and our plugins. These can be either special use cases or even questions looking for business consultation and how we can cover them with our tools.
However, there are many users that have just started using WordPress and issues like
How can I solve the “Error establishing a database connection”?
How can I create a website on WordPress? What are the steps involved?
Which are the best themes and plugins for WordPress?
look huge and tricky.
Are we going back to WordPress basics?
Absolutely not, but we are also trying to remember where we all started from. Also, in order to reach an advanced level, you need to check out the basics like preparing a compatible software stack, creating a database and install WordPress according to the requirements.
Because of the above and simply because it’s always nice to encourage others to dig into the fundamentals of this amazing CMS, I followed and replied to this introductory topic:
After all it’s always good to give back, what others have given you when in the same position.