When you decide a to start a self-host blog the first thing to do after you get an access to your WordPress is known as the most popular CMS for blogging. One of the reason that make it so popular is the easiness that they offer. installation and customization are within few clicks away . here we will show you how to install WordPress using softaculous or if you prefer, manually.
things to prepare before you start installing WordPress
- download the latest version of WordPress here
- access to your cpanel.
- a cup of coffee
Install WordPress via Softaculous
Softaculous is an Auto Installer that has helped millions of users install applications by the click of a button. Softaculous usually integrated in your cpanel, but you can also ask your hosting company to install it for you.
Install WordPress via CPanel
in this video I use a licensed CPanel, if you want you can also you a free cpanel that can be downloaded here . FYI cPanel is a Linux based web hosting control panel that provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of hosting a web site. this tools will help you in managing your website, themes, plugins or even other tools like softaculous, anti spam or webmail
as you can see from the videos above, the installation takes around 3 mins. by learning this you can save few bucks from using a paid service to install wordpress in your host. We hope that you find our WordPress installation tutorial helpful and easy to understand. If you have any questions regarding it, feel free to comment below. Once you have installed WordPress, don’t forget to check our themes for WordPress here