How to Install WordPress with Softaculous App installer?

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Our cPanel hosting packages come with Softaculous app installer where you can install WordPress and most of the other popular CMS. To install WordPress with softaculous app installer, just follow the instructions:

  1. Log in to cPanel account and click on the “WordPress” icon from “SOFTACULOUS APPS INSTALLER”
    Select WordPress from Softaculous
  2. From the new page, click on the “Install Now” button
    Click on Install Button
  3. On the next page, fill-up the form with necessary information.
    Choose the version you want to install: The version of WordPress that you want to install. We always recommend you install the latest version of WordPress.
    Choose Installation URL: Choose the protocol HTTP or HTTPS depending on your need, choose the domain or subdomain where you want to install the WordPress. If you want to install WordPress under a subdirectory under that domain, then type that in the “In Directory” box. Otherwise, leave it blank.
    Site Name: Enter the name of your new website.
    Site Description: Enter a very short description of your website.
    Enable Multisite (WPMU): If you do not specifically need WordPress multi-site feature, then we would recommend not to use it as its somewhat hassle to manage WordPress Multisite. So do not tick the option unless you need to.
    Admin Username: Enter the Administrative username that you want to use for the website
    Admin Password: Enter a strong password for your administrative user
    Admin Email: Enter your email address
    Site Language: Leave it as default English
    Select Plugins: There is an optional selection of some useful plugins. If you need them, you can check the checkbox.
    Skip the Advanced Options, optionally select a theme from the list and click on the “Install” button.

Begin WordPress Installation

Your WordPress installation will begin, and you will see a progress bar indicating your installation progress. Once the status reaches 100% and your installation finishes, you can log in to your WordPress installation and start managing your website.

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