HOW TO INSTALL WORDPRESS USING CPANEL

You can easily install WordPress using CPanel by following steps below.

Note: If you don’t have purchased domain and web hosting then read this tutorial FREE DOMAIN & WEB HOSTING

1) LOGIN TO YOUR CPANEL

If your domain is “abc.com” then use this link https://abc.com/cpanel. Cpanel url

There you will see login page for C-Panel, enter your login credentials.

cpanel login page

2) CPANEL MAIN PAGE

After login you will see main page like this

Cpanel main page

3) SOFTACULOUS APPS INSTALLER INSTALL WORDPRESS

Scroll down and reach to section Scripts under “Softaculous apps installer” there you find WordPress open it.

install WordPress using cpanel softaculous apps installer

After you click, It looks like this

Softaculous apps installer home Page

4) INSTALL WORDPRESS USING CPANEL

Once you completed the last step, Click over Install where you get 2 options one is Quick Install and other is Custom Install.

Install wordpress using Cpanel

You can select any option but I will go with Custom Install.

After clicking Custom Install you will have another screen where you need to choose between options. Let understand each block

a) Software Setup

Choose the version you want to install:

  • Here you can select any available version of WordPress, I recommend latest version, So I select version 5.3.2 as of date 30/03/2020.

Software setup wordpress

Choose Installation URL:

  • Here you can select protocol for your website, I choose “https://” Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure for my website.
  • You can choose between available domain, select your Main Domain or any Sub-Domain for which you want to install WordPress.
  • Then directory, by-default it is wp, but you can delete if your don’t want this directory for your website. Directory is actually path, for example if you let it to default & create website then user have to visit URL: “abc.com/wp” to reach your content.
    Recommended: Remove wp and felt it blank

b) Site Settings

Site Name: Here enter your website name, suppose if you buy a domain gadgetguru.com, then obviously your business name is Gadget Guru and it should by your Site Name

Site settings wordpress

Site Description: Enter a line which describes about your business. Like Complete Gadget Guide etc.

c) Admin Account

Admin Username: Enter a user name which you for login, for now leave it default “admin”, You can change it any time after creating website

Admin account wordpress

Admin Password: Create a strong password of your choice.

Admin Email: Leave it default as admin@domain_name.com, also it can be change after  website creation.

Then leave all as default & jump to “Select theme” section

d) Select Theme

WordPress gives an advantage of selecting theme, which suits your purpose, from their huge theme collection.  You can change themes after you created website, it is so simple to do with WordPress. Select any theme for now we will discuss it later.

select theme install wordpress

I am selecting EduExpert, then click Install.

e) Install WordPress

Once you click Install, Installation will start.

Installation start wordpress

When installation finished you will this message

Successful install wordpress


Congratulations, the software was installed successfully

WordPress has been successfully installed at :
https://new.dairysuvidha.com
Administrative URL : https://new.dairysuvidha.com/wp-admin/


One is your website link while other one for managing website. Which is used by admin and/or co-workers.

Now learn how to login and start with wordpress.

Read Next: Start with wordpress tutorial.

TUTORIAL SEQUENCE TO FOLLOW

  1. What is WordPress?
  2. Install WP Using C-Panel
  3. WordPress Tutorial (CMS Guide)
  4. Website base creation: Appearance → Themes
  5. Difference between Page & Post
  6. How to Add Pages in WordPress
  7.  Add Posts in WordPress
  8. Settings
    1. General
    2. Reading
  9. Appearance
    1. Menus
    2. Widgets
  10. Plugin
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