Step 2

Step Two

Installing WordPress

cpanel1 By now you should have received an email with a link and your login details to cpanel (control panel). Use these details to login.

quickinstall2 Now that you are in cpanel scroll down and click the QUICK INSTALL icon in the Software/Services panel.

install wordpress tileClick the Get WordPress tile to install wordpress as shown alongside.

If you cannot locate the tile . . .

. . . just click on the wordpress link in ‘popular installs’ on the left sidebar.

3 On the next screen, you will see an option to Install WordPress. Click on it and complete the form.

install-wordpress

sitedetailsLeave the install path field empty so that wordpress will be installed in the root of your website. In the Admin Email field enter the email address where you would like to receive your ‘forgot password’ instructions. Type your website’s title in the ‘Blog Title’ field (this can be altered later). Complete the remainder of the form and click INSTALL WORDPRESS.
Ignore any popups or ‘offers’ on the next screen.

4finish-install Your installation is now complete. You will receive a success message. Click on ‘View Credentials’ and save the details as you will use them in the next step to login to your admin area.

Copy and paste the the ‘Admin Area’ url that we saved in the previous step. Enter your user name and password and you are in the wordpress dashboard.

5 This finishes the wordpress installation. In the next step, we will choose and install a theme for your website.

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