[wp-hackers] Automate the installation of WordPress

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Mon Dec 14 14:46:02 UTC 2009

I've used this script to do quickie installs before:


It has some bugs, but it mostly works.

Sent from Memphis, TN, United States

On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 2:33 PM, André <andre at thehook.eu> wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to make a script that install WordPress for my users without going
> through the install.php?step=1 and ..?step=2.
> After what I have found there is a shell script made by Stephanie Booth
> (http://climbtothestars.org/play/wordpress.sh.txt) but it is pretty old,
> and is not working on the latest version of WP.
> The script above would be perfect for me after some stripping, but the
> "wget $url/wp-admin/install.php?step=x" does not work, as it requires an
> email address as input.
> I have been on the thought to just backup the whole database and change
> the values I needed to, but then again all the times will be pretty old as
> WP inserts comments and everything during installation that's dated on the
> installation time.
> Is there anywhere I can find the SQL in a separate file?
> Thanks,
> André
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