How to Install Ghost on Windows 8
Must have Installed: Python 2.7.5, Visual Studio Express 2012, Windows SDK
First make sure your Windows 8 operating system is up to date and everything above is installed. After it is installed reboot the machine.
Add Python to your path:
Install node.js: http://nodejs.org/download/
Reboot the machine
Download the latest Ghost and unzip and put it in a folder
cd /path/to/Ghost/folder npm install
Open up the
config.example.js in Notepad or any other text editor and change the following:
host: '127.0.0.1', port: '2368'
host: 'your_ip_address', port: '80'
Once you made those changes, save the file as
config.js instead of config.example.js.
Reboot the machine, and then do the following command:
In a browser, go to your_ip_address/ghost/ and your in!
Need the Windows SDK
cannot open include file winsock2.h
Python not recognized as an internal variable
Need Python installed or the Path was not set correctly above