How to Install WordPress on the cPanel Control Panel

You reading this article means, you have an interest in blogging or want to build your patients online.

WordPress is one of the most popular and common blogging platforms on the web. It is easy to use and customized as your requirement.

To build a website or blog on WordPress you can use various themes, page building plugins like Beaver Builder, Divi, Elementor, Visual Composer, Themify Builder, Page Builder by SiteOrigin, etc. Also use various plugins to optimize your website speed, SEO performance.

So if you agree to build your online patients through your WordPress website or blog, then let’s go to the complete installation processes of WordPress on your hosting.

Step by step guide to WordPress installation process

Login to your hosting

To install WordPress first, you need to login to your hosting account and then log in to cPanel.

Go to softaculous apps installer

softaculous apps installer

Click on blogs

Click on Blogs

Click on WordPress

Click on WordPress

Click on install now

Install now

Select the protocol and domain name.

Select the protocol and domain name

Provide site name and description

Provide site name and description

Provide admin user name, admin password, admin email, and click on install.

Provide admin user name, admin password, admin email

It will take 3 to 4 minutes to complete the WordPress installation processes.

Congratulations, the software was installed successfully.

Now you can see on desktop or laptop screen your domain name and your WordPress admin panel login page URL.

your domain name and your WordPress admin panel login page URL

Thank you! Your WordPress installation is complete now you can log in to your WordPress dashboard and customize your WordPress site or blog.

If your hosting does not support softaculous apps installer, you can install WordPress manually.

Step by step guide installation process of WordPress manually

Visit WordPress Download page and download the latest WordPress software

Log in to your cPanel and then go to MySQL Database wizard and click on it.

Provide Database name and click on Next Step.

Provide username, password, and click on Create User. This database name, username, and password need to configure your WordPress configuration.

Check ALL PRIVILEGES and click on Next Step.

After complete the database creation process go to cPanel and then click on File Manager.

Go to the public_html folder and upload your downloaded WordPress software. After complete your uploaded process extracts it. Open this extracted folder and select all the files and move to the public_html folder.

Rename your wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php and then edit it. Here add your database name (DB_NAME), database username (DB_USER), and database password (DB_PASSWORD) then click on save changes.

After complete those processes open your domain in a new tab and select your language then click on Continue then provide site title, username, password, and email. Then click Install WordPress.

You will see a message on your desktop or laptop screen.

You successfully installed WordPress. Now you can log in to your WordPress Dashboard by clicking on the login button.

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