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How can I install WordPress if I get an error in Fantastico?

Category: Wordpress

2011-12-25 5:03 pm EST

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How do I install Wordpress in the root of my website? Everytime I try to install it I get an error saying only one script can be in the root directory?

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Tim S
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2011-12-27 9:55 am EST
Hi Ingsoc75,

Thanks for posting your question. It sounds as if you have used Fantastico to install software on the root folder of the domain. If this is the case, simply remove the installation via Fantastico. Then you'll be able to install the software again.

I hope this helps! If you need further assistance please feel free to contact us.


Tim S

<div style="border: 1px solid #B85F00; padding: 4px; margin-bottom: 10px; background: #FFF0E0;">Fantastico, a feature in cPanel that helps you easily install programs to your account, is no longer available. As of September 17<sup>th</sup>, 2012, Fantastico has been replaced by <a href="index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=3254:softaculous&amp;catid=50&amp;Itemid=237">Softaculous</a>.<br /><br /> This article is being kept in our Support Center for our VPS and Dedicated Customers who may still be using Fantastico. For all other users, please see our <a href="index.php?option=com_content&amp;amp;view=article&amp;amp;id=1711:how-to-install&amp;amp;catid=257&amp;amp;Itemid=101">Softaculous software installation guide</a> for more help with installing programs such as WordPress and Joomla.</div>

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