How to install WordPress on cPanel

To install WordPress on cPanel, you can use the Softaculous application installer.

  1. Log in to your cPanel account.
  2. Click on the Softaculous Apps Installer icon.
  3. In the search bar, type WordPress and click on the Search button.
  4. Click on the WordPress icon.
  5. On the WordPress installation page, fill in the following details:
    • Domain: The domain name of your website.
    • Directory: The directory where you want to install WordPress. Leave this field blank to install WordPress in the root directory.
    • Username: The username for the WordPress administrator account.
    • Password: The password for the WordPress administrator account.
    • Email: The email address for the WordPress administrator account.
    • Version: The version of WordPress you want to install.
    • Admin Theme: The WordPress admin theme you want to use.
    • Set as default: Select this checkbox if you want to make this installation your default WordPress installation.
  6. Click on the Install button.
  7. Softaculous will start installing WordPress. This may take a few minutes.
  8. Once the installation is complete, you will be redirected to the WordPress login page.
  9. Log in to WordPress using the username and password you specified during installation.
  10. You are now ready to start using WordPress!

Here are some tips for installing WordPress on cPanel:

  • Make sure you have a secure password for your WordPress administrator account.
  • Keep your WordPress installation up to date with the latest security patches.
  • Back up your WordPress installation regularly.
  • Monitor your WordPress installation for performance and security issues.

If you are not comfortable installing WordPress yourself, you can always use a web hosting provider that offers a one-click WordPress installation.