How to install WordPress on cPanel
If you’re looking to install WordPress on your CPanel account, you’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we’ll show you how to do it in just a few easy steps.
WordPress is a content-management system that enables you to start from scratch when building a website or blog or to enhance an already existing one. It is completely free to download and use since it is open-source software. Millions of websites and blogs around the world are powered by WordPress.
Installing WordPress on your hosting account is a quick and easy process that takes less than 10 minutes. In this guide, we’ll show you how to install WordPress on your CPanel account.
What you need
Before you begin this guide, you’ll need the following:
-Access to your Cpanel account;-A domain name that you want to install WordPress on;-A text editor (like Notepad++ or Sublime Text)
-FTP access to your server (optional)
Log in to your cPanel account.
The first thing you need to do is login to your cPanel account. If you don’t know how to login to cPanel, read this article: How to Login to cPanel (for beginners).
After you login to cPanel, scroll down to the “Software” section and click on the “Softaculous Apps Installer” icon.
Step 2: Find the “Softaculous Apps Installer”
Once you’ve logged into your cPanel, look for the “Softaculous Apps Installer” icon. It should be located in the Software/Services section.
If you don’t see it, scroll down — some themes position it at the bottom of the main page. Alternatively, you can use the search bar at the top to find it by name. When you locate Softaculous, click on it to open the app installer.
Step 3: Select WordPress
Login to your cPanel account, and look for the WordPress icon under the SOFTWARE section.
Click on the WordPress icon.
On the next page, select the Install button for the WordPress version you wish to install.
Step 4: Set up WordPress
Installing WordPress on your hosting account is a simple process that takes less than five minutes to complete. To start, log in to your cPanel account and scroll down to the Software and Services section.
Click on the Installatron icon.
On the next screen, select WordPress from the list of applications and click the Install this application button.
From the drop-down menu, select the domain name you want to install WordPress on from the Installation Details screen. If you want to install WordPress in a subfolder, enter the folder name in the In Directory field. For example, if you want to install WordPress in a folder named “blog,” you would enter “blog” in this field.
Leave all other fields set to their default values and click Install.
Step 5: Complete the installation.
The last thing you need to do is click the “Install WordPress” button. Once you do that, you will see a success message letting you know that WordPress has been installed. You will also be given your username and password for logging into your new WordPress site. Be sure to make a note of this information for future reference.
Assuming that you have followed all the steps in this article, you should now have WordPress installed on your cPanel account. You can now begin building your WordPress website!