While you can install Word Press in a few different ways, e.g.using a one-click image, downloading a zip file, or using the built-in FTP service – using a repository has some unique benefits.You can add themes, plugins, and content as you like. Once you have the files, you need to let Word Press make the changes it needs in the database. If you made it to the end of this tutorial you should have a basic understanding of setting up Word Press using the SVN and/or Git system(s).
Visit your IP address or domain in your browser, and set your website and login details as prompted. You'll want to keep up with security patches, bug fixes, and new features. However, if you've modified any of the core files, you may run into problems; hence the need for a backup. If your site isn't working after the change, simply check out the version you had before.
Set it up to your liking, including any themes and plugins.
SVN uses a special directory called that contain important information.
Caution: If you have a web development environment on your local machine, do not be tempted to use your local web server’s Word Press plugins directory as your project directory.
For example, if you have a local Word Press install on your machine where the plugins folder is: Once your plugin request has been approved, you’ll receive an email with a link to your SVN repository.
If you do not already have a Word account–used for interacting in the support forums and the like–you need to get one. Subversion will be keeping a local copy of your plugin files up-to-date with the Word Press Plugin Directory.