This tutorial will demonstrate how to install WordPress on your account. This is the preferred, manual method. You may also be able to install WordPress using wither the software icon in cPanel, or the Fantastico icon in cPanel. It is important to note that you need a hosting plan that has a MySQL database available.
The first thing you need to do is install a database through cPanel. For instructions please see the installing a MySQL database on this site.
This tutorial will show you how to install WordPress.
For this tutorial, you will need to go to wordpress.org. Click the Download WordPress button.
Then click to download the latest version of WordPress.
Save the file to your local computer, then go to where it was downloaded.
Extract the ZIP folder, and open it. Note: if you choose to upload using cPanel’s File Manager, you may skip this step and extract it at the server level.
Navigate to the WordPress folder to see its contents.
You will now need to upload all the contents of this folder to your hosting account, using an FTP manager like FileZilla. This is FileZilla… let’s go ahead and upload the WordPress files.
Once the upload is complete, open your browser and navigate to your website. You’ll be prompted to setup your new copy of WordPress.
First, choose your language.
You’ll need to know what the database name that you created earlier, username and password is before proceeding. When ready, click “Let’s go”.
Enter your database name, username and password.
Then click Submit.
Then click “Run the Install”.
Enter a title for your WordPress blog.
Enter an admin username. FOR SECURITY REASONS DO NOT USE “admin”
Then enter and confirm an admin password.
Enter your email address here.
Then click Install WordPress.
That’s it! WordPress has been installed, and you can now click to login.
Login using the credentials you just created.
That’s it! This is your admin panel from where you can manage your new blog.
This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to install WordPress.