How to install WordPress on Hosting [Step By Step Guide to Setup and Install]


How to install WordPress on Hosting [Step By Step Guide to Setup and Install]

How to install WordPress on Hosting

The WordPress is world largest CMS (Content management system) that power around 30% of the World's websites.

WordPress help you to creat you desire Blog, portfolio, Online shop,etc anything with large variety of pre made themes and plugin. We will discuss about theme and plugin in upcoming blogs.

So to install Wordpress there is mainly two methods

1. Softaculous - automatic software installer
2. Manually

So firstly we see how to install wordpress through Cpanel with help of Softaculous.


how to install wordpress through Cpanel

The some prerequisite are

1. Domain name
2. Nice Wordpress hosting
3. CPanel login ID and Password

1. Login to Cpanel

Cpanel Login page

You can login to your Cpanel through
Http://yourwebsite.com/cpanel . Then you will see Cpanel login page just simply login by given ID and Password from your hosting provider.

2. Find Wordpress installer

Softaculous WordPress script installer

In this you will login to Cpanel dashboard.
Then simply on top left corner you will see search box. Search for " Softaculous"
There you can able to see Wordpress icon just click on it.

3 Configured Wordpress Account

Select configuration for website

In this you will have to  click to "install" button. Then just select Wordpress version, website protocol and lastly is "In directory" that is optional you don't to fill unless you want to install WordPress under a subfolder.

I will suggest you to always install highest version of wordpress and then if you will have SSL certificate then go for https:// protocol else go for http:// protocol. It's all upto you.

4. Fill Site details

Insertion of website details

In this section you will have to fill site name ,site description, email. There after fill Username and Password which will help you to login WordPress dashboard later onwards so choose strong password.

Then select preferred language and go to next step.

5. Select Theme and plugin

Selecting them and plugins (optional)

In this section you will have selecte theme and plugin that is optional you can that later ownward according to your needs. Then just click to install.
WordPress installing loading screen

Then it process data and so you installing window it will take 2-5 minutes to install.
WordPress installation success massage

Then you will get  congratulate massage and giving your Login id and password that you enter in step 4.

6. Login to WordPress dashboard

Simply go to https://yourwebsite.com/wp-admin or simply this link will be present in that email.

Then enter login id and password and get access to wordpress dashboard.

How to install Wordpress manually

There is almost same prerequisite that are

1. Domain name
2. Nice hosting with Cpanel
3. CPanel login ID and Password

1. Download the wordpress

Download the WordPress file In computer
From
http://wordpress.org/download/
Then just simply unzip it.

2. Upload the WordPress file

Then simply uploaded you unzip WordPress file to your server.

For that you can use either of this method but I recommend you first one.

1. Using FTP
2. Using file manager

3. Create MySql User and databases

As wordpress store it's all data in database. Therefore you require to create database.

For that simply login to Cpanel then goto the database sections by scrolling.

Select MySQL database wizard picture.
In this the first step is to create database and enter database name and click to continue.

Then aftet create database user by filling user name and password and click to create user. 

In next step add user to your created database and select All Privileged Check box and click on next.

4. Configure Wp-config.php file

Goto file section in cpanel dashboard. Then select file manager picture.

Then after select the web root folder and show hidden files then click Go
Then form left side navigation of file manager select public_html.

Select the folder contain wordpress installation.

Then on main right side screen find wp-config-sample.php file and rename it to wp-config.php by right clicking on it.

Right click on wp-config.php and select Code edit option. After opening find the following piece of code

define('DB_NAME', 'database_name_here');

    /** MySQL database username */ 

define('DB_USER', 'username_here'); 

 /** MySQL database password */ 

define('DB_PASSWORD', 'password_here');


Replace database_name_herewith the name of the database you created 

Replace username_here with the username of the database you created.

Replace password_here with the password of the database that you created.

Then simply click on save

5. Start installation

Just open a new window on your browser and just open installation page by the either of the links
1.http://example.com/wp-admin/install.php

2.http://example.com/blog/wp-admin/install.php

Then you will see Welcome page

6. Fill the site details

In this section you will have fill some of basic field that  are
  • Site Name
  • Username
  • Password
  • Email address
  • Select whether or not to have the search engines index the site

This is same as present  in previous method .

Then just click on Install. It will redirect you to final screen that will says " Success! WordPress has been installed. ".

6. Login to wordpress dashboard

Simply go to https://yourwebsite.com/wp-admin or simply this link will be present in that email.

Then enter login id and password and get access to wordpress dashboard.

How to install WordPress on Hosting


How to install WordPress on Hosting [Step By Step Guide to Setup and Install] How to install WordPress on Hosting [Step By Step Guide to Setup and Install] Reviewed by HostTeach on April 04, 2020 Rating: 5

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