News today is that WordPress is available for quick installation thru the new Microsoft Web Application Installer. Matt Mullenweg, Mr. WordPress himself, tagged this news through the WordPress RSS feeds. I was surprised about it myself. I remember a friend asking me how he could install WordPress on his Windows 2005/06 network server. And I remember scratching my head too, and offering a quick wink instead. :p
Well anyway, miracle of miracles… this new tool is available for FREE! Well, due to the fact that they are offering to install open-source products (like WordPress). Check out this page for more feature lists.
With just a few simple clicks, Web AI will check your machine for the necessary pre-requisites, download these applications from their source location in the community, walk you through basic configuration items and then install them on your computer.
- Supported Operating Systems are: Windows Vista RTM, Windows Vista SP1, Windows Server 2008
- You must have administrator privileges on your computer to run Web Platform Installer Beta
- .NET 2.0 Framework
- Supported Architectures: x86 and 64-bit
Hmmm… does this mean we need to have a “microsoft” tag on bloggingpro.com 😉