Our cPanel hosting packages come with a 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:
- Log in to cPanel account and click on the “WordPress” icon from “SOFTACULOUS APPS INSTALLER”
- From the new page, click on the “Install Now” button
- 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.
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.