Installation

There are two download options for BlogEngine.NET:

1. Web Project

This is an ideal option that you just need to download and copy BlogEngine files on your website and then everything is ready.

  1. First make sure your server support ASP.NET 4.5 +
  2. Download and extract zip file on root of your website.
  3. Add write permissions to the App_Data and Custom folder.
  4. Installation is done.
  5. You can navigate to administration by adding /admin/ to your website's URL, for example: http://yourblog.com/admin/
  6. Username: admin Password admin
2. Source Code

This is the developer option. If you are interested is seeing how things work or want to add to the functionality, this is your option.

  1. Make sure you have Visual Studio 2015 + and ASP.NET 4.5 +
  2. Clone repository
  3. Open solution in Visual Studio 2015 +
  4. Build and run solution to load website in the browser
  5. You can navigate to administration on: http://localhost:64079/admin/
  6. Username: admin Password admin