22nd August, 2015 | Getting Started |

How to Install WordPress

Through your cPanel account, you can easily install WordPress via an installer program called Softaculous. This method is a simple and fast way which takes no longer than a few minutes. Wordpress can create a fully working website which you can easily customise according to your requirements.

Install WordPress using Softaculous

The first step is to log into your cPanel account. If you are unsure on how to do this, please view the following help article - 'How to log into cPanel'.

Once you have successfully logged in, scroll down to the 'Softaculous Apps Installer' section. Select 'WordPress' from the available scripts list.

Choose 'Install' positioned on the left and highlighted as follows:

The installation requires you to complete the following:

Software Setup
Site Settings

Continue down to further options.

Admin Account
Choose Language
Select Plugins

Select Theme

You can choose a stock theme provided to you by the script. Make your choice using the 'Select' option beneath the theme, otherwise continue ahead. Choose 'Install' at the end of the page to progress to the next stage.

If you would like to receive an email following the installation, you can add your email address at the bottom of the page.

After a few moments, you should see visual confirmation that the software has been installed successfully along with your WordPress account information.

If you now go ahead and visit your the website address where WordPress was installed to, you should see the website as per the installation settings that you provided.

Installing WordPress is now complete.