How to Install WordPress on Hosting

How to Install WordPress on Hosting

Before you install WordPress, first you will need a domain name and a hosting

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Now I will guide how to install WordPress. What is WordPress? Why install WordPress?

What is WordPress?

If Google, you will see a lot of results talk about WordPress.
However, you can understand that WordPress is a fully functional website, And you can add functionality to the website by installing the plugin without coding such as Contact Form, create shop, create popup, edit interface, etc….

Why install WordPress?

  • Easy to Install. Installing WordPress is a simple process that takes less than five minutes to complete.
  • Many users: More than 28% of websites on the Internet are WordPress
  • Many themes: You can build any website such as ecommerce website, web company, personal blog, web training, web health … by installing WordPress Theme
  • Many plugins: You can add Contact Form, create store, edit interface, livechat, create course, membership … easily by installing Plugin.
  • ….

How to Install WordPress

After signing up for hosting, you will receive an email with login information to the hosting.

  • Control Panel URL
  • Login Details

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Method 1. How to Install WordPress in 1 minute with SOFTACULOUS

Step 1. Log in to cPanel

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Step 2. Go to SOFTACULOUS APPS INSTALLER and Click on WordPress

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Step 3. Click on Install Now

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Step 4. Site Settings

  • Choose Protocol: http:// or https://
  • Choose Domain: choose your domain
  • In Directory: Delete the letter “wp”

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you will see

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Click on Install

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and Wait

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Done

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>> How to move website from Example.com/wp to Example.com

Method 2. How to Install WordPress Manually

Step 1. Log in to cPanel

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Step 2. Go to DATABASES > MySQL Database Wizard

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Step 3. Create A Database

Type any name and click Next Step

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Step 4. Create Database Users

You can name the database the same as Database Username

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Step 5. Add user to the Database

Click on ALL PRIVILEGES > Next Step

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Step 6. Click on Return Home

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Step 7. Download WordPress

Go to WordPress.Org and click on Download WordPress

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Click on Download WordPress 4.9.6

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Step 8. Upload WordPress to Hosting

Go to File Manager

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Click on the directory of the domain.

  • If hosting has only one domain, that is usually the public_html directory
  • I will install WordPress for Khunglong.life, so I will click on the khunglong.life

 

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Click on Upload

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Click on Select File

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Uploading….

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Finish

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Click on Reload. You will see the WordPress file you just uploaded

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Right-click the WordPress file and select Extract

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you will see

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Delete WordPress-4.9.6.zip and click on WordPress

Click on Select All and click on Move

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You will see

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Delete the letter wordpress and click on Move File(s)

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You will see

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Step 9. Install WordPress

Type the domain name in the browser address bar, you will see

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Select the language and click Continue. Click on Let’s go!

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and Next

  • Database Name: Step 3
  • Username & Password: Step 4
  • Database Host & Table Prefix: Default

Click on Submit

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Click on Run Installation

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Fill full the information

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Done. Click on Log In

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And here is the WordPress login page

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