installing wordpressWordPress is used by over 25% of world websites. This is one of the most powerful, yet easy to use CMS, recommended by millions of experts. To install WordPress is as easy as 1-2-3. One can install WordPress in just 3 minutes. In this article, we’ll discuss complete wordpress installation guide, with step by step images to help you.

There are 2 ways to install wordoress. The first one, if quick and easy and takes just couple of minutes via Control Panel of your server. And second is manual wordpress installation via FTP client software.

Installing WordPress via Control Panel

Your web hosting server company must have given you username and password for your control panel. Login to your control panel with the username and password.

On the bottom of your screen, you’ll see Softaculous Apps Installer and under that you’ll see WordPress icon as shown in below image.

Wordpress installation

Next screen will open interface to install WordPress. Click on Install Now button as shown below.

wordpress install

Next is the main screen, where you have to configure couple of wordpress installation options.

wordpress installation

 

Here, firstly, choose your domain name or sub domain name where you want to install wordpress.

Generally, we install wordpress in root folder. So, you can remove directory name under In Directory option.

Site name and site description can be edited here or later on after installation.

Now, enter admin username and password. Do not enter username as “Admin” or your website name. Enter username as “domadmin” / “obaname” or anything similar which is difficult for hackers to guess.

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Enter strong password, which should be combination of small-case and upper-case alphabets, numbers, special characters.

Table Prefix should be changed from default. Enter something like wpk_w2

Now, click on Auto Upgrade. This will automatically upgrade your WordPress installation to the newest version, when ever it is available.

Lastly, enter your email id and click on Install button.

You’ll get screen something like this:

wordpress installation

It takes just few seconds to install WordPress.

The final screen will be shown as:

wordpres installation

 

Here, you’ll get confirmation screen, that your wordpress installation has been successfully done. You’ll be shown your administrative URL. Just click on that and enter your wordpress dashboard. You’ll get the same instructions in your email id also.

Installing WordPress via FTP

This method is also easy. Firstly, download WordPress installation file from the official website of WordPress at https://wordpress.org/download/

Unzip and upload all files to your server /public_html folder.

Next, login to your control panel and create a new database and username. Link username with your newly created database.

Wordpress install

Then, open your website URL where you’ve installed WordPress.

It’ll ask for database name, username, password. Just follow the on-screen instructions, which are simple and that’s it.

You’re done.

 

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