Well, so far I've upgraded my 1&1 account to their business package and downloaded Wordpress from the web. I've set up a database at 1&1 through "MySQL Administration", , set up a wp-config.php with the info from MySQL Administration and downloaded a trial version of Ipswitch ws_ftp .
I've actually succeded in uploading the Wordpress files into my 1&1 webspace! I've then located wp-admin-install.php, and hoped I was only a few minutes away from finishing the set-up.
Trouble is , I can't figure out what to do next. When I open the wp-admin-install.php file with wordpad I get a lot of discouraging stuff which begins:
die("There doesn't seem to be a
So clearly I've not set up the wp-config-php file correctly, or it's not being found (I have uploaded it).
Offers of help, and advice, greatly received.