Wordpress in Tomcat

First download the latest version of the following

1. Tomcat
2. Wordpress
3. Get the latest version of the Quercus, an open source Java implementation of PHP 5 from http://quercus.caucho.com/
4. MySQL Java connector http://www.mysql.com/products/connector/

Steps to install Wordpress in tomcat

1. Extract tomcat
2. Extract Wordpress to tomcat's webapps directory
3. Extract WEB-INF folder from the quercus.war file and put them in tomcat's Wordpress directory
4. Extract mysql connector jar file to wordpress/WEB-INF/lib
5. Go to WEB-INF/web.xml. Check if the following exist

6. Modified the tomcat/conf/web.xml file to the following.

7. Open wordpress/wp-includes/formatting.php. Change the js_escape() function to:

function js_escape($text) {
$safe_text = wp_specialchars($text, 'double');
//$safe_text = preg_replace('/&#(x)?0*(?(1)27|39);?/i', "'", stripslashes($safe_text));
//$safe_text = preg_replace("/\r?\n/", "\\n", addslashes($safe_text));
$safe_text = preg_replace("/\r/", "\n", addslashes($safe_text));
$safe_text = preg_replace("/\n/", "\n", addslashes($safe_text));
return apply_filters('js_escape', $safe_text, $text);

8. Follow http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress#Famous_5-Minute_Install to install Wordpress


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