setting up wordpress in freebsd 10.1 with apache24, php56 and mysql56


I have followed the instructions for your freebsd tutorials. I have set up apache24, and I can see the “It works” page. I am trying to set up wordpress. I have follwed this tutorial:

When I go to the site to setup wordpress, I get a blank page, and this error message in httpd-error.log:

Fatal error: require(): Failed opening required ‘xxx/wp-includes/load.php’ (include_path=‘.:/usr/local/share/pear’) in xxx/wp-settings.php on line 21

My complete installation is from ports.


PD: I did delete the “it works” file

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This question was answered by @gutiersa:

Thanks for your reply:

yes. It has to do with apache itself. It is attempting to server from ServerRoot, rather than from DocumentRoot. I figured it out by temporarily changing this:

<Directory /> AllowOverride none Require all denied </Directory>

to this:

<Directory /> AllowOverride none Require all granted </Directory>

and adding the it works index.html file to it. then I went to the browser and entered:

and of course “It worked”

I have gone over this over and over and can’t figure it out. Why is apache ignoring my main server configuration?

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