Getting Started: How to install Wordpress
WordPress is a free open source software that can be installed on your server. Installing WordPress is not a terribly difficult task. This article will explain the basics in installing WordPress on your server. Learn more about WordPress Hosting here.
What's the difference between Installing WordPress and WordPress.com
You can set up your blog at WordPress.com and have your site online. This is different than installing WordPress on your server. WordPress.com stores all the files on their server and you need to get an account with them to set it up. When you install WordPress on your server, you are bypassing WordPress.com and using your Hosting server to store the blog data. This allows you to manage the WordPress site your self without having to go through WordPress.com. The link below explains how to migrate your WordPress.com site to InMotion.
Methods to install WordPress on your server
WordPress is a free program that you can get online. There are 2 ways you can install WordPress on your server.
Installing WordPress with Softaculous
For servers that have Softaculous installed in the cPanel, you can install WordPress with only a couple clicks. Softaculous will upload the files, configure the database, and set up the installation all for you without having to download any files or configure anything.
Installing WordPress manually
Servers that do not have Softaculous installed (VPS and Dedicated servers do not have Softaculous installed. This requires a license.), you can install WordPress by downloading the files and uploading them to your server. You will need to set up a database and database user, upload the files with FTP or the File manager, and configure the config.php file on the server.
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An introduction to WordPress
|1.||How to Create a WordPress Page|
|2.||How to Create a Post in WordPress|
|3.||How to Create Categories in WordPress|
|4.||Getting Started with Pre-installed WordPress|
|5.||What is WordPress?|
|6.||What kind of website can I build with WordPress?|
|7.||The WordPress Site Structure Explained|
|8.||Getting Started: How to install Wordpress|
|9.||How to install WordPress using Softaculous|
|10.||How to Install WordPress Manually|
|11.||How to Install WordPress on an Addon Domain|
|12.||Installing WordPress using your Temporary URL|
|13.||How to Log in to your WordPress Dashboard|
|14.||Configuring your WordPress Home Page|
Managing WordPress content
|15.||Wordpress Pages vs Posts|
|16.||Adding HTML to a Wordpress Page/Post|
|17.||Creating a link in Wordpress|
|18.||Allowing User Registration in Wordpress|
|19.||Creating a Wordpress User in the Dashboard|
|20.||Changing a User's Role In Wordpress|
2012-03-02 2:43 am
Very useful post. I don’t have fantastico so this post might help me to install word press manually.
2015-07-06 1:14 am
One of the best tutorial. Installing a WordPress website has become so easy after reading this.