How to Install WordPress (Step by Step)

WordPress is popular Content Management System (CMS) with flexible features and easy to use. One Click Installer has made WordPress installation easier and faster. All best website hosting companies provide one-click-installing feature. In this guide you will learn how to install WordPress in few minutes.

Before installing WordPress, you need to get the domain name and hosting server. Once your website is live on the internet you can easily start installing WordPress following the steps below.

Time needed: 10 minutes.

How to Install WordPress

  1. Login to cPanel

  2. Choose WordPress

  3. Install WordPress

Install WordPress using Softaculous

Softaculous is a script library where an application such as WordPress can be install in one click. All the best WordPress hosting companies provides you in the cPanel. It allow you to installed WordPress easily in few clicks.

Step-1: Login to cPanel

Login to your cPanel, you will see Softaculous Apps Installer under Software. Click on Softaculous apps installer to start installing WordPress.


Step-2: Choose WordPress

You will see list of an Applications provided by your hosting provider where you have to click on WordPress icon.

click WordPress icon

WordPress Overview

In overview page, you can see the description, features, ratings and reviews of WordPress. You will also see the latest version of WordPress at top-left corner of your screen. Softaculous install latest version of WordPress by default.

Click Install now button.

Click on Install button

Step-3: Install WordPress

In this page you have to setup the version of your WordPress site choosing the http or https. Choose the preferred version from Choose Protocol option. Click on the drop down menu and select the version of your website e.g. https.

In the Choose Domain option, type the name of your website you want WordPress to install on e.g. and leave In Directory field empty.

wp software setup

From Site Settings section, type the name of your blog and short descriptions about your blog.

wp site settings

From Admin Account section, choose the username, password and email address. You need username and password to access WordPress admin area.

wp admin account setting

From the last section of the page under Select Theme section, Choose your preferred theme and click on Select button. Type the email address in Email installation details to field and click on Install button. You can also change the WordPress theme after installation from admin panel.

Select wp themes

It will take few minutes to complete the installation. Once completed you will see the links for your website where you have installed WordPress and the links to the WordPress admin area where you can customize your website logging in.

setup successfully

You may also like to see the guide on how to install WordPress manually via FTP client. If you find this guide helpful please share and follow on facebook and twitter.

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