How to install WordPress using Softaculous
WordPress is a free open source software that is available for install in your cPanel Softaculous installer for free. This article will explain how to install WordPress through Softaculous.
Steps to install WordPress
- Login into your cPanel.
- Go to Software / Services. Click the Softaculous icon.
- Click the Install link on the WordPress install section.
- Fill in the WordPress set up information. The following is the necessary information you need to fill in.
Choose Domain Select the Domain you want to install your WordPress on from the drop box. In Directory Leave this blank to install on the domain directly. If you are installing in a subfolder of your site you type the folder name here. This will make the blog load like the following: your-domain.com/foldername. Admin Username Enter a username for your WordPress Dashboard login. Admin Password Enter whatever password you want for the Dashboard Login. Admin email Enter a valid email here. The system will place an invalid email here. you will need a valid one.
Installing to Subdomains- If you decide that you wish to install to a subodmain, then you will need to first make sure that you have correctly created the subdomain in cPanel. The main difference is that the path will appear like this: subdomain.main_domain.com instead of like this main_domain.com/subdomain. If the Subdomain is already created, then you will be able to select the subdomain at the Choose Domain stage of the installation. If you are trying to install it to a sub-folder that is not specified as a subdomain, then the Choose domain option should remain as the domain name that you wish to use for the installation. The In Directory option will be filled with the folder that you wish to use - as per the example above.
- Softaculous will Check the submitted data and install the files to your server for WordPress..
- Visit your website in your browser. You should see a new WordPress install like the snapshot to the right.
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An introduction to WordPress
|1.||What is WordPress?|
|2.||What kind of website can I build with WordPress?|
|3.||The WordPress Site Structure Explained|
|4.||Getting Started: How to install Wordpress|
|5.||How to install WordPress using Softaculous|
|6.||Installing WordPress 3.5 manually|
|7.||Installing WordPress on an Add-on Domain|
|8.||Installing WordPress using your Temporary URL|
|9.||Logging into your WordPress Dashboard|
|10.||Configuring your WordPress Home Page|
Managing WordPress content
|11.||Wordpress Pages vs Posts|
|12.||Writing your first WordPress Blog Post|
|13.||Creating a WordPress Page|
|14.||Adding HTML to a Wordpress Page/Post|
|15.||Creating a link in Wordpress|
|16.||Allowing User Registration in Wordpress|
|17.||Creating a Wordpress User in the Dashboard|
|18.||Changing a User's Role In Wordpress|