how to install wordpress

Howdy My Friends?

I Hope you are doing Great. I am very happy to see that you want to Install WordPress site or you want to start your own blog website. Choosing WordPress is the best option to start a website or a blog in a less time. If you are looking for a Website, not a blog then my friend you can do this with WordPress too. It is very easy to make a WordPress website and this whole process will take less than 5 Minutes.

how to install wordpress

Almost all the Hosting Providers allows you to install WordPress in Just a few clicks. In this tutorial, I will guide you how to install WordPress site using Softaculous. I will explain how you can install this on your local computer in coming days.

Also Read: Things You Need to Know before starting A WordPress Site

Let’s just understand WordPress first

WordPress was founded by Matt Mullenweg and WordPress was introduced in the year 2003.WordPress is one of the most popular platforms if you want to start a blog and a well-organized Content Management System(CMS). It is also known for its ease of installation. WordPress in powered by PHP and MySQL. Earlier it was launched only as a blogging platform, Now it is fully evolved into CMS. You can Make sites like Business Portfolio, Coupon Website, Shopping Website( e-commerce ) and also make a social networking site using WordPress plugins. According to a recent survey, over 25% of the websites are using WordPress.

Things you need before you Install WordPress:

1. A Domain Name
2. A Hosting

So, I ensure that you have your Domain Name and hosting with you. Let’s Just move ahead on our tutorial how to set up a WordPress site?

Must Read: Strategy For Choosing an effective domain name

Click the link if you want to know about the Advance domain name search tools.

Install WordPress Using Softaculous

Softaculous is a popular auto-installer script. It allows you to Install famous web applications like WordPress with only a couple clicks. Most popular Companies like SiteGround and InMotion Hosting use softaclues script in their control board.
Just log in to your CPanel account and find the softaclues installer or WordPress installer icon. You will discover them under Auto Installers section as described in the image below:

 

WordPress installer icon

 

Tapping on any of these symbols will start Softaculous auto-installer for WordPress. You will see an overview of WordPress and you have to click on the Install option to proceed.

 

Softaculous auto-installer for WordPress
The system will ask you where you need to install WordPress. You have to pick http:// or http://www . After that you need to enter your domain name and directory to start the installation process. You can also leave the directory field empty if you want WordPress to install on your root directory.

Look down a bit, and you will see the site settings segment.

 

softaculous-site settings

Enter all the details like Title, Site description and all. You can also change them at any time from your admin area after successful installation.

Then you need to set up Admin account, fill administrator username, password and email address. I encourage you to make your password stronger. WordPress will send notifications and other alerts on the mail you mentioned under admin account section. so please ensure that you enter the right email address.

All the other options are not mandatory so you can now click on the install button to start Installer.

 

softaculous start Installer

Softaculous will run the installer utilizing the settings you gave. You will see an improvement bar with establishment status. It will only take two or three minutes, don’t close the window until the bar achieves 100% else this may affect your WordPress installation.

You will see a success message after the installation is done. It will show you links to your site and to your WordPress admin area.

 

WordPress installation

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